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Trainee MRI Reporting Radiographer

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £50,056 a year per anumn
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to provide a training opportunity to a band 6 MRI Radiographer in becoming a band 7 MRI reporting radiographer upon successful completion of postgraduate studies and clinical sign off. The successful candidate will need to complete a PG Cert in Clinical Reporting.

Upon completion of this training, you will be equipped to report MRI knees and spines examinations.

You will be working as part of a friendly team of Radiographers within MRI, working alongside rotational staff at Russells Hall Hospital and the Guest Outpatient Centre.

Our service is due to expand with additional capability plan. The departments are currently equipped with three state-of-the-art Siemens scanners.

We are a very busy multi skilled department, mainly based at Russell's Hall Acute Hospital, with some shifts at both the Guest and Corbett outpatient departments. You may be expected to take part in any shift systems in operation and Bank Holiday, on-call services as required, supervising and assisting other out of hours support staff, including clerical staff and radiographic helpers.

Applicants must hold the Diploma of the College of Radiographers or a Degree in Radiography and be HCPC Registered with a minimum of 2 years MRI experience.

Main duties of the job

To provide senior oversight in your specified modality, performing high quality diagnostic examinations and independently clinically evaluating the information gained, recording relevant images and issuing a written report of the examination findings.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such asethnically diverse,disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc in Radiography
  • HCPC registration


  • Experience of or attendance of Short Course in MRI interpretation

Knowledge and Training


  • Able to manage and prioritise workload with effective decision making
  • Proven leadership Skills


  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of Research methodologies
  • An understanding of the principles of the development and modernisation of the NHS, particularly in relation to imaging and the education of the healthcare workforce
  • Evidence of post-grad education



  • Extensive clinical experience in specified Modality


  • Carried out audits and standard setting
  • Involved in governance activities

Communication & Relationship Skills


  • Team player
  • Demonstrates excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrates respect for patient dignity

Analytical & Judgement Skills


  • Self-Motivated
  • Able to make independent judgments
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Able to cope with distressing or emotional circumstances


  • Proven analytical skills in interpreting complex information

Planning & Organisational Skills


  • Good organisational and planning
  • Ability to cope with change
  • Able to manage and prioritise workload
  • Able to make decisions

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Trust Values


  • Able toprovidesafe,caring,and effectiveservices
  • Values and behaviours that reflect the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility
  • Commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where people feel they belong and their contribution is valued

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russell Hall Hospital

Pensnett Rd



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