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CT Radiographer

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Radiology Directorate at the MFT is seeking to appoint a highly experienced Radiographer to a band 7 position as part of the acute clinical team in the CT department at Wythenshawe hospital with specific oversight of the downstream diagnostics and interventional cases from the Targeted Lung Health check (TLHC) screening Programme service for CT service on a dedicated interventional unit. This role will involve rotation into the acute and out-patient CT areas and supervision of the CT staff that rotate between all CT areas,

The post holder is expected to have extensive CT experience, including evidence of teaching/ training and running a busy CT scanner, supported by strong evidence of CPD.

The post holder will have a keen interest in thoracic radiology and will need to work closely with the Thoracic team and RAPID hub. This is a new role to support the downwards TLHC diagnostic, working for the Trust but in close liaison with the lung team and radiologists to ensure a high quality biopsy service is provided. There is a need to be able to work independently to justify referrals, manage workloads and provide leadership to your team in a remote area of CT and liaising with Principal CT radiographer in main department , and the band 7 TLHC radiographers about onwards diagnostics from the screening programme. The post holder will need to be proficient in radiation protection measures and procedures.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have a keen interest in thoracic radiology and will need to work closely with the Thoracic team and RAPID hub. This is a new role to support the downwards TLHC diagnostic, working for the Trust but in close liaison with the lung team and radiologists to ensure a high quality biopsy service is provided. There is a need to be able to work independently to justify referrals, manage workloads and provide leadership to your team in a remote area of CT and liaising with Principal CT radiographer in main department , and the band 7 TLHC radiographers about onwards diagnostics from the screening programme. The post holder will need to be proficient in radiation protection measures and procedures.

Working closely with lead radiologists, thoracic team, RAPID hub and colleagues in the radiology department to maintain a high quality and efficient service to patients and other Trusts

The successful candidate will be supported to develop leadership skills within the CT department and wider directorate.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Significant CT experience
  • Evidence of complex CT scanning experience
  • Evidence of operational leadership
  • Evidence of teaching and training


Desirable

  • Audit and research skills


Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant degree
  • HCPC registration


Desirable

  • MSC in CT based subject
  • Post Graduate M level learning in CT


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to teach and train others
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • demonstration of multidiciplinary team working
  • Evidence of working as part of a specialist team
  • Excellent knowledge of CT packages
  • Demonstration of a comitment to life long learning
  • Interest in Thoracic Radiology


Desirable

  • Evidence of developing others
  • Evidence of team leading


Personal Circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to work flexible as service demands


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wythenshawe Hospital

Southmoore Road

Manchester

M23 9LT

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