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Senior Radiographer

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Bio Medical Campus
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for experienced cardio-thoracic radiographers to join our expanding team. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the department this rotational post will have the opportunity to work across the various services offered.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will rotate through a minimum of two specialist modalities (plus X-ray), including CT and Cardiac Catheter Laboratories. Experience in CT, stress testing examinations and interventional procedures would be an advantage.

You must be able to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team and taking part in the shift and on-call roster is an essential part of this role.

If you are a dynamic, enthusiastic radiographer who wants to gain experience in cardiothoracic imaging from a team of experienced radiographic experts then come and join our highly motivated, friendly team.

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge. We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future. Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today. The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence & collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles & interactions. Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality.

The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion & belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification



  • BSc in Radiography (or equivalent) plus relevant experience
  • Current state registration with Health and Care Professions Council



  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of a broad range of standard imaging techniques
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Ionising Radiation Regulations
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • A team player able to work well with others and demonstrate commitment to team and service objectives.


  • Previous experience in specialist modalities (Angiography, CT, MRI) and/or Cardiothoracic imaging
  • Previous Radiology experience in an NHS organisation
  • IV cannulation skills

Additional Criteria


  • Please provide evidence of your commitment to uphold the Trust's values: Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration
  • Adherence to HCPC standards of conduct, performance and ethics
  • Ability to support equality and value diversity in the workplace
  • Ability to participate in Department's out of hours rota.

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus



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