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Radiographer - X-Ray

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic radiographers who have pride in their work and are committed to excellent patient care to join our team at Poole Hospital site of the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust. This is an exciting opportunity to join us on our journey to become the major emergency hospital for Dorset as we plan for the future healthcare needs of our region. These changes will involve a �147m investment in our region's health services and will see considerable development at our site over the next few years.

The post will involve rotating through all areas of the main x-ray department, with participation in the out of hours shift rota based in the Emergency Department.

Successful candidates will transfer to the new BEACH build at the Bournemouth site in 2025 on transfer of acute services.

All Band 5 Radiographers are encouraged to extend and develop their clinical skills and knowledge.

Final year students are welcomed and encouraged to apply. A Part-time post will also be considered.

Base Location: Poole Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

The post will involve rotating through all areas of X-ray which includes general x-ray, fluoroscopy, mobiles, theatre and ED, with participation in the out of hours shift rota based in the Emergency Department.

Our modern, well-equipped X-ray department in Poole has 6 X-ray rooms, 1 Dental room and 1 Fluoroscopy room. We are a reference site for Philips X-ray equipment, with X-ray rooms being a mix of Philips and Samsung kit. We have recently had our Barn theatres built which is currently being used for extensive trauma & orthopaedic surgery.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Studying Degree BSc Diagnostic Radiography (result pending)
  • BSc In Radiography or equivalent
  • HCPC Registration (or pending post qualification)



  • High level of clinical skills
  • High level of patient care skills

Technical Skills


  • Excellent radiography ability in general and theatre imaging
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills



  • Excellent base radiography understanding
  • Understanding of IRMER & IRR


  • Current related professional knowledge

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Poole Hospital


BH15 2JB

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