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Senior Radiographer

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Radiographer

Great Ormond Street is a world-renowned tertiary referral specialist children's hospital, in the heart of Central London. We see children of all ages with a myriad of conditions, which provide for a truly interesting and varied workload in all modalities.

We are seeking to recruit Radiographers for our diagnostic service. This rotational position, at the core of the Service, provides a wealth of opportunity to those looking to be part of a high quality and respected department.

This role would suit those with a postgraduate Radiography experience, looking to develop their specialist paediatric Radiography skills and utilise their clinical skills in a supportive and innovative department, where maintaining an excellent diagnostic service to patients and their families is key.

You will be working closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team in providing this service. Good communication skills and excellent team working abilities are essential for this post.

Applications are invited from experienced radiographers wishing to expand their horizons and develop in an exciting and challenging role within our Radiology department.

The CCC will have an entire floor dedicated to imaging and will include state of the art technology with a CT, MRI and PET-CT scanner.

Previous applicants have already been assessed for the role and do not need to apply.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide relocation assistance for this role.

Main duties of the job

  • To carry out all aspects of Paediatric Radiographic examinations as directed by the Superintendent Radiographer or senior members of staff on a rotational basis.
  • To carry out all radiographic examinations as per departmental protocol set out within the Ionisation Radiation Medical Exposure Regulations 2017 guidelines and Ionising Radiation Regulations 1
  • To assist with the supervision of student radiographers on study placement with the Trust.
  • To assist with the induction and training of new staff in the department
  • To be familiar with departmental administration systems.
  • To carry out clerical duties related to radiographic work ensuring accurate data entry onto EPIC.
  • To promote good working relationships and teamwork with the multi-disciplinary team within Radiology.
  • To promote good working relationship with the clinical teams and ward staff to ensure patients are investigated appropriately and on time.
  • To work in accordance with IRR (17) and IR(ME)R 2017 regulations.
  • To take responsibility for the radiation protection of staff, patients and carers.
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital Trust is a dynamic organisation, therefore changes in the core duties and responsibilities of the role may be required from time to time. These guidelines are not a term or condition of contract

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks.

Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values


  • GOSH Always Values

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • DCR/BSc in Radiography
  • HPC Registration

Experience/Knowledge and awareness of


  • Clinical Governance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Data Protection Act
  • IRMER 2000
  • Significant post qualification experience
  • Specialist knowledge and experience of paediatric imaging
  • Working experience in a variety of imaging modalities


  • Working Knowledge of - PACS and RIS System



  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Understand the needs of the child
  • Ability to empathise with children and their parents
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • A flexible outlook to the working day
  • A desire to work with children
  • Interest in Teaching and Audit
  • Ability to work under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Great Ormond Street



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