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Band 5 Paediatric Radiographer

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and enthusiastic radiography team specialising in Paediatrics. We are a busy hospital, functioning as a Major Trauma centre and tertiary referral centre for the South West. The Radiology department here at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is accredited through UKAS for the Quality Standard for Imaging - what does that mean? This means that we take pride in our work here and are recognised for it.

The department consists of two Philips Imaging rooms, one Toshiba Fluoroscopy room, one Toshiba Acquillion CT Scanner, 4 C-Arms and three portable imaging machines. As a Band 5 Radiographer you will participate in providing a high standard of imaging, rotating through general X-ray, theatre, fluoroscopy. Further training is available in Forensic Imaging. The position is full time, including shift work.

You will need to have HCPC registration.

What will you gain in return for your hard work?
  • An opportunity to join a Trust that is committed to your development, with learning opportunities available to develop your skill set
  • Access to a raft of local and national discounts
  • To be part of a fun and social team

There really isn't a more exciting time to join us as we continue to strive for clinical excellence in all that we do.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of the radiographic team in delivering an efficient service in the Paediatric Radiology departments.
  • Participate in out of hours and shift work as necessary
  • Demonstrate a high standard of expertise in radiographic technique, exhibiting good organisational skills.
  • Also to provide radiographic and other imaging examinations and patient care of all referred patients within the service adhering to departmental protocols and procedures.


About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • BSc (Hons) Radiography/BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Imaging as recognised by college of radiographers
  • HCPC Registration


Desirable

  • Evidence of CPD/study in paediatric radiography


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • UK NHS Experience
  • Experience of working in a medical setting
  • Experience of team working
  • Sound knowledge of CRIS and PACS systems


Desirable

  • Previous radiography experience, preferably in a paediatric department
  • Understanding of current legislation related to imaging children


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Conscientious
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team member. Able to assist specialised radiographers/advanced radiographers with weekend/extended day working
  • Able to show initiative
  • Flexible attitude to working patterns
  • Willingness to learn
  • Basic IT skills
  • An understanding of Health and Safety, Legislation and policies relating to patient care
  • Sympathetic manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Self motivated
  • Awareness of the needs of confidentiality
  • Committed
  • Patience and enthusiasm for working with people


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

BS2 8BJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

387-DT-5038-MF

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