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Cardiac MRI Radiographer

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inclusive
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 7
Full Time
We are advertising for a skilled and experienced MRI radiographer to join our dedicated CMR team on a fixed term one year basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced MRI radiographer who would like to learn and specialise in cardiac MRI imaging in both adults and children with congenital cardiac diseases as well as inherited cardiovascular diseases, pulmonary hypertension and aortopathies.

The post holder will be a clinical CMR radiographer who will work a 37.5 hours, 4 days per week, with a rotating rostered day off each week. The role encompasses clinical responsibilities as well as participating and supporting research between Monday to Friday.

As a cardiac MRI radiographer you will work very closely with the cardiologists and radiologists to optimise established protocols for specific cardiac conditions, be committed and independent to personal CPD, be up to date with MRI safety issues including scanning active devices, follow strict safety protocols for administration of contrast agents for high risk patients and collaborate with their fellow radiographers to deliver cutting edge cardiac imaging to make a meaningful impact on patient care.

We are inviting applicants who have extensive MRI experience who can easily work in a small, multidisciplinary team with paediatric patients and adults who have a positive and professional attitude and helpful and flexible outlook to the working day.

Main duties of the job

To work as a specialist cardiac radiographer in a dedicated, cardiac MRI team within a paediatric tertiary referral centre, providing an expert, world class service in cardiac MRI imaging for paediatric and adult patients.

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values


  • Our Always values | Always welcoming | Always helpful | Always expert | Always one team
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Understanding of diversity and inclusion challenges in the workplace.
  • Demonstrable contribution to advancing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • DCR / BSc in Radiography
  • HCPC Registration


  • MSC in Radiography / MR Imaging
  • Other post graduate qualification

Experience/Knowledge and awareness of


  • Clinical Governance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Data Protection Act
  • IRMER 2000
  • Experience of Quality assurance, research and audit
  • Further experience in General MRI imaging


  • Specialist knowledge and experience in paediatric imaging
  • Working knowledge and experience of: Non accidental Injury patients, Mortuary work, PACS
  • Experience in Cardiac MRI imaging



  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • To have an understanding of the needs of the patient
  • Ability to empathise with the child and the parents
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Teaching skills, leadership in team environment, ability to motivate others
  • Interest in working with children
  • A flexible outlook to the working day

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital



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