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Band 6 - Senior Radiographer, Radiology

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year inc HCA
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a full time band 6 Senior Radiographer to join our radiographic workforce at West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals Trust. The radiographer will work to our 7-day working model as a part of our CDC, which include long days allowing for some days off in the week. You will be based predominantly in St Albans with flexibility to work cross site.

We are lucky enough to be fully equipped with 6 CT scanners, 3 MRI scanners, 10 DR mobiles and 10 DR general rooms.

Work has started to build a new bespoke interventional suite on the Watford site, which will vastly improve our fluoroscopy services and offer exciting role development opportunities.

Our CDC in St Albans is progressing, with works starting imminently. This will include an additional CT, MRI and plain film imaging.

Outside of work you'll also benefit from being on good transport links with London (underground), being a short walk into different shopping centres and our department socials.

Experience of CT or MRI is essential however, we would expect the successful candidate to undertake training in order to work in both modalities.

*You must have a HCPC registration*

Main duties of the job

The duties and responsibilities of the post holder include:
  • Being an effective member of the Radiology team, providing a high standard of imaging services to Radiologists and patients.
  • Mentoring junior staff and students.
  • Completing and record keeping of QA testing.
  • Following IRMER17 regulations whilst undertaking radiology examinations to a high standard

Candidates must be strong communicators who share our trust values.

This post is ideal for existing band 5 & 6 Radiographers looking to broaden their radiographic experience and be part of an established team.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are planned as part of the New Hospital Programme. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.

We are a flexible working employer

At West Herts we recognise the importance of a good work life balance and the ability to work flexibly. We are delighted to offer a variety of flexible working options for all staff. Please check out our web page for more information.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The purpose of this post is to be an effective member of the Radiography team, providing a high standard of radiographic service to Radiologists and patients.

Supervision of junior staff and students.

Engagement with the 24/7 shift system and additional shifts rota across our three sites, WGH, SACH, HHH.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • Either DCR(R) or BSc Radiography. Attendance at mandatory training sessions.
  • Evidence of up-to-date CPD HCPC registration.


  • PgD in a crosssectional modality.



  • Good knowledge of adaptive techniques.
  • Aware of current trends relevant to the profession


  • Public sector/NHS knowledge.



  • Post qualification experience across a range of modalities.
  • Wide range of experience in CT

Skills and ability


  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and respond to short notice demands

Personal qualities


  • Experience of CRIS and PACS
  • Working towards fulfilling the four pillars of advances practice

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Watford General Hospital


WD18 0HB

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