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Interventional Radiology Band 6 Nurse

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Interventional Radiology Nurse to develop their career and leadership skills to deliver the highest quality nursing care to all patients and their relatives while they are in the Radiology Department by using clinical experience and enhanced skills.

Candidates should be highly motivated, forward thinking, enthusiastic and flexible. They should demonstrate excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team with a commitment to providing a quality service to our patients and an inclusive, open, and supportive work environment for our staff.

The successful candidate will rotate between all areas of the Radiology Department where you will be responsible for the implementation and smooth running of the clinical sessions. You will scrub/monitor and assist the radiologist and clinical specialist radiographers during international procedures.

You will support the Band 7 Radiology Nursing Manager with the management and development of the Interventional Radiology Team, contribute to service development, and improve existing services.

The successful candidate would be expected to participate in the 24/7 out of hours, non-residential on call service and must be prepared to work flexible shifts.

Main duties of the job

  • To always act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct and Practice.
  • To ensure you are competent in additional mandatory training within radiology including, ILS, AIM's, and National Safe Sedation training.
  • To provide daily nursing advice and support to the radiology department, assisting the radiologists and radiographers with a wide range of highly specialist procedures.
  • To provide nursing care to patients during highly specialist procedures according to trust policies and procedures.
  • To scrub and assist the interventional radiologist in any interventional procedure when required.
  • To monitor patient clinical observations and administer IV medications peri-procedure where required.
  • To provide clinical expertise and knowledge and disseminate this knowledge to the radiology nurses and wider team.
  • To follow nursing protocol for radiological procedures, ensuring physical, social, psychological, and spiritual needs are met, including communicating sensitive information to the radiology and multidisciplinary clinical teams.
  • Contribute to the established 24/7 on-call service including supervising and training junior staff.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

We respect the value of difference. So, our aim is to employ people representative of the communities we serve. Regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, trans status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, all are welcome.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration


  • Leadership qualification
  • Involvement in supervising assessing student learners

Knowledge and skills


  • Co-ordinate and manage scrubbing for IR procedures
  • Evidence of leadership and motivational skills
  • Evidence of flexibility at work


  • Experience in radiology nursing

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road



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