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Rotational Radiographer

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are seeking an enthusiastic and well-motivated Band 5 HCPC Radiographer to join our dedicated team of dynamic and welcoming staff to help deliver our radiology services to the women, children, and families of the West Midlands and beyond. BWCH has one of the busiest specialist Radiology teams in the country, providing imaging services for approximately 110,000 patients per year.

This role offers the candidate the opportunity to rotate through both Radiology departments at both sites at Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospitals. Rotating through Plain Film, Fluoroscopy, Theatres and Dental Imaging.

The successful candidate will promote and deliver a family focused and user-friendly diagnostic radiology service to children, young people, and their families.

We are currently refocusing and establishing a vision of staff development and enhanced practice to develop the General Imaging Department. The department supports Flexible Working.

Third year students expecting to qualify in 2024 are invited to apply.

Main duties of the job

As Rotational Radiographer at Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team that undertakes all diagnostic radiographic procedures providing an efficient service, ensuing a high radiographic standard is delivered whilst adhering to departmental protocols, procedures, and evidence-based guidelines.

To perform imaging examinations at a consistently high technical and professional standard of work, and to evaluate the clinical quality of images produced.

Assess, prioritise and organise own workload within assigned area of work.

To participate in clinical audit / CPD

Following an in depth supported preceptorship period this post will require participation in on-call/shift provision as rostered including weekends and bank holidays.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • DCR/BSc Diagnostic Radiography
  • HCPC Registration

Other Requirements


  • Able to work flexibly when the needs of the service demands
  • Able to meet the requirements of the on-call/shift rota

Knowledge & Nature of Experience


  • Evidence of professional up-to-date knowledge
  • Evidence of up-to-date technical knowledge


  • Evidence of innovation
  • Paediatric experience
  • Wide range of practical experience
  • Awareness of current NHS issues

Analytical and Judgement Skills


  • Non-judgmental attitude
  • Evidence of ability to make autonomous clinical decisions
  • Recognises and prevents situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of an individual

Professional/Managerial/Specialist Knowledge


  • Knowledge of radiation protection legislation, procedures and policies
  • Up-to-date radiography skills
  • Basic IT skills


  • Evidence of participation in service improvement
  • Evidence of professional development

Personal Skills/Abilities and Attributes


  • Able to communicate with patients, colleagues and other departments in an efficient, coherent and professional manager
  • Manages own work and time effectively
  • Evidence of good time keeping and punctuality
  • Able to accept instruction and direction
  • Can use own initiative within own competence
  • Manual dexterity, numeric skills, visual acuity, good attendance record
  • Able to move patients safely within hospital environment including use of moving aids, trolleys, etc.
  • Ability to concentrate on the task at hand and be able to cope with highly charged situations
  • Recognise and effectively deal with emotional and traumatic situations
  • Evidence of working within a team


  • Evidence of life experience
  • Ability to motivate others

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse lane


B4 6NH

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