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Paediatric Radiographer

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated newly qualified Radiographers form 2024 to join our dynamic, friendly team, to play a key role in maintaining and improving standards and quality of patient services. It is an exciting time to join our team, was a wide scale equipment replacement program is in progress across the trust.

The post is based on the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Oxford Road site and includes training and rotation through general X-ray, theatre and mobile imaging, fluoroscopy, MR and CT.

Candidates, who have been qualified for 18 months or longer, will also be eligible to apply for link grading to a band 6 post following or at appointment.

MFT is a busy teaching hospital as well as a Major Trauma center with around 145,000 patients visiting our Emergency department each year.The Radiology department is evolving all the time. Our radiology department is a small and friendly facility, which offers you the chance to develop skills in all areas of general radiography with particularly good rotation as a general radiographer into CT & MRI as well as excellent opportunities to progress into specialist areas.

Main duties of the job

You should o Have a BSc Radiography or DCR or be qualifying in Radiography Students registering in Summer 2024 following qualification.

o Be HCPC Registered or Register upon qualification from 2024

o Have Excellent communication skills o Be organized and able to prioritize workload o Be flexibleYou will
  • Receive a comprehensive induction and training in all areas
  • Access tot he MFT Preceptorship program
  • Receive annual appraisals
  • Be eligible to apply for link grading on achieving core competencies
  • Receive enhanced remuneration for night duties
  • Full rotation into CT with cannulation skills as band 5

Please be aware you need to be able to attend in person for interview due to practical element.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form. Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Knowledge Requirments


  • Range of clinical experience at undergraduate level in all areas relevant to first post competency


  • Evidence of CPD

Qualifications Academic/ Professional


  • Is registered with the HCPC or student awaiting confirmation
  • BSc (Radiography) or equivalent

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to work under pressure and without supervision particularly in an on call/out of hour's situation prioritising workload as required and maintaining standard
  • Able to communicate well with a range of personnel, Able to work well within a team
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to question clearly and concisely
  • Ability to assess situations
  • Ability to participate in shift duties is required



  • Experience of working in an NHS setting
  • Has experience of working in an acute hospital setting with shift rotation

Personal Circumstances


  • Ability to participate in shift duties is required
  • This post involves dealing with very mobile/less mobile patients, telephone communications, maneuvering of mobile equipment
  • A certain amount of manual dexterity is required

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Radiology / XRAY


M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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