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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
317 Trustwide
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 5 Radiographer to work within the Radiology Department of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The Department offers a broad range of modalities and full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides patient centred care across the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. There are two main hospital sites at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital, as well as several community outreach centres. The Freeman hospital houses the Institute of transplantation, Renal services and the Northern Centre for Cancer Care. The Royal Victoria Infirmary incorporates the Great North Trauma and Emergency centre and the Great North Children's Hospital.
  • Interview date: 16th May 2024
  • 37 hours 30 minutes /week
  • You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.

Main duties of the job

The Radiology Department delivers high quality imaging across a range of modalities using a patient centred approach. The successful candidate would be expected to work as part of a team based at one of the Trust main sites, providing imaging across a range of modalities including intraoperative screening. They would also be expected to participate in the out of hours service within their base hospital, which requires a commitment to working autonomously within a busy environment. There would be a requirement to operate a wide range of modalities once appropriate training has been completed.Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential and knowledge of the current radiation legislation is required.

About us

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of �1 billion.

We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 2 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To be part of a team delivering a high quality efficient and effective radiographic service.
  • To make an informed decision on the diagnostic images required.
  • Demonstrate a professional, caring and responsible approach to patients, their relatives and other carers.
  • Following an induction /probationary period there is a commitment to shift work 24 hours per day 7 days per week.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.

Person Specification



  • Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) registered.
  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography - three-year programme or equivalent



  • A working knowledge of radiation protection and methods of reducing patient radiation dose.


  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of radiation protection legislation Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR(ME)R) and Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRR)
  • Previous experience as Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS), manual handling facilitator, Health and Safety representative or CPR trainer.



  • Good organisational interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to work effectively in a team or independently as required.
  • Basic IT skills


  • IT skills (RIS/PACS)

Employer details

Employer name

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



317 Trustwide


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