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Senior Mammographer

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year 45,024 - 50,806
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Breast Imaging Department at The West Middlesex University Hospital has an opening for an enthusiastic Band 7 Senior Mammographer to join its friendly and highly skilled multi-professional team. We are a busy symptomatic site who offer tomosynthesis, stereotactic guided procedures, both vacuum assisted biopsies and excisions, and are establishing a new contrast enhanced service.

Main duties of the job

This role will be based at West Middlesex University Hospital and the post holder will work primarily within the symptomatic breast unit, providing imaging for the one stop clinics. The post holder will also perform mammographic examinations as part of the family history and follow up surveillance services.

About us

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be one of the top performing and safest trusts in England. We have two main acute hospital sites--Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, plus our award-winning clinics across North West London and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Breast Care Unit has a Hologic 3Dimensions Mammography System. The post holder will be expected to operate this unit daily in order to provide a high quality imaging service for all patients.

The post holder will be expected to provide care for our patients in both busy one-stop clinics as well as surveillance and family history clinics, and must be confident to perform a comprehensive range of breast procedures without supervision.

As a teaching hospital, it is expected that the post holder will undertake training, teaching and supervision of junior staff. In addition, the post holder must be motivated to undertake training themselves and to develop new skills.

As a senior member of staff, it is expected that the post holder will assist with all tasks associated with the organisation and smooth running of the Breast Unit.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • BSc Hons Diagnostic Radiography
  • PG Certificate in Mammography
  • HCPC Registration
  • Interest in further study and CPD, including research and audit



  • Minimum two years experience working within a symptomatic breast unit or within the NHSBSP
  • Demonstrate experience of having previously worked in a team environment
  • Experience of working with sensitive information and possessing an understanding of confidentiality
  • Experience working with hospital/clinical based systems


  • General radiography experience

Skills and Knowledge


  • Effective communication skills
  • Confidence to deal with patients and members of the public
  • Ability to maintain clear and accurate records
  • Possess good time management skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to communicate routine information where there may be barriers to understanding
  • High level of self-motivation and discipline
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Interest in teaching and training
  • Possess leadership skills
  • Willingness to participate in departmental service development
  • Ability to recognise own limitations

Personal Qualities


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and exert felxibility as part of a team
  • Well motivated and committed to high standards
  • Punctual
  • Proven abiliatry to deputise for Superintendent Mammographer

Employer details

Employer name

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


West Middlesex University Hospital



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