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Band 7 Diagnostic Radiographer

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The Radiology Department is currently undergoing a multimillion projects to redevelop the Interventional Radiology department and the MRI department. Another multimillion pound redevelopment of the A& E department and A& E X-ray services, including an A& E CT scanner, was completed in Autumn 2017. The department actively encourages continued professional development (CPD) and opportunities are available for further training and development.There are 4 CT scanners which perform complex cardiac and vascular angiography, virtual colonography and specialised hepatobiliary imaging amongst a range of general examinations. There is also a radiographer led nerve root injection list. There are also 4 MRI scanners. The MRI Unit performs a wide range of examinations for all the above specialities, notably for Hepato-biliary, Gastroenterology and Renal Medicine.The Interventional Radiology and Cardiology department is comprised of 5 dedicated interventional labs. There is a comprehensive interventional service for all specialties within the trust including cardiac, renal, HPB, oncology and vascular. An Artis Zeego multi axis floor mounted angiography unit is located within theatres to provide imaging for complex endovascular cases.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Education & professional Qualifications


  • DCR (R) or BSc Diagnostic Radiography
  • HCPC registration


  • IV Cannulation Certificate

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values



  • Substantial post qualification experience
  • Knowledge and experience with NHS Targets and Care pathways
  • Experience in specialised imaging techniques such as CT, Interventional Radiology/Cardiology
  • Experience using PACS and RIS and an understanding of its significance for good service management and patient care
  • Experience dealing with a diverse range of patient presentations


  • Experience of performing Quality Assurance tests and management of a robust QA program

Skills and aptitudes


  • Ability to work independently and also within a team
  • Ability to prioritise and organise demands and multi-task.
  • Willing to take direction and learn from more experienced colleagues
  • IV Cannulation experience and administration of Contrast


  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of cross sectional anatomy

Personal Qualities & attributes


  • Keen interest and understanding of a range of current and future imaging techniques and practices
  • Demonstrate a respect for and commitment to patient care and safety
  • A commitment to CPD
  • Supportive of and adherence management protocols, policies and operational change
  • Ability to liaise with patients and their relatives or carers using empathy and tact
  • Ability to approach disputes and disagreements in a calm and objective manner



  • Good time keeping skills
  • Clear and appropriate communication skills
  • Tolerance of a wide range of patients and colleagues
  • Presents self as an outstanding representative of both the Royal Free London Trust and the radiographic profession


  • Presentable appearance

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street



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