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Diagnostic Radiographer

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Aberystwyth
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced qualified Diagnostic Radiographer that is keen to learn and be prepared to be developed to join our radiology team here at Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth.

We provide a quality healthcare service to the population of mid-west Wales, including our local university student population and the many tourists that visit this beautiful area throughout the year.

Applications from suitably motivated and experienced Diagnostic Radiographers, with post qualification NHS experience, are welcome.

This is a rotational post initially through General then on to CT and MRI, depending on experience. We seek to foster excellence in training and development and will be keen to assist with your professional progression. Specific training in various modalities will be provided for the successful candidates.

We provide an emergency oncall service to the health board with an attractive remuneration and compensatory rest package. Participation would be expected for the successful candidate on a pro rata basis.

Main duties of the job

The Radiology department has 3 x-ray rooms, CT scanner, MRI scanner, Mammography unit, 4 ultrasound rooms, Dexa scanner and fluoroscopy screening unit.

We are recently undergone an extensive departmental refurbishment and upgrade due to the provision of Welsh Government funding.

Applicants will possess BSc / DCR(R) in Diagnostic Radiography, HCPC registration plus appropriate NHS diagnostic imaging experience.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Interviews will be held on 22/05/2024

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge

Essential

  • BSc Radiography, or recognised equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • Short specialist courses or experience to postgraduate diploma level


Desirable

  • Understanding of specialist radiography procedures and PACS
  • Post graduate qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Qualified to use different equipment and x-ray techniques


Desirable

  • Previous NHS experience
  • Evidence of role development


Language Skills

Desirable

  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Bronglais General Hospital

Caradoc Road

Aberystwyth

SY23 1ER

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-AHP055-0424

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