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Fixed Term Band 6 Radiographer

Employer
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
****Previous applicants need not apply *****

A multi-million pound investment is underway within our Imaging department. The Trust has secured a share of �350m national funding to be one of the first 40 new Community Diagnostic Centres (CDCs) announced by the Government and NHS.

The new Community Diagnostic Centre is part of the Crown Street Enhancements Programme at Liverpool Women's and will include brand new CT, and MRI imaging facilities, due for completion in February 2023. In addition to this the department has recently invested in updating the x-ray, DEXA and ultrasound facilities with considerable investment in equipment.

Applications are invited from hardworking, motivated individuals who have a genuine passion for patient care and experience.

We have a small friendly radiography team and the ability to work independently and be self-directed in the role is key. There is a commitment to on-call duties as part of this role. Any relevant training for additional duties will be provided.

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years postgraduate experience.

We are happy to consider part-time hours/flexible working

If you would like any further information or would like to visit the department telephone or Liz Read (Lead Radiographer) , 0151 702 9988 ext. 1067 liz.read@lwh.nhs.uk or Claire Holroyd (Imaging Lead) claire.holroyd@lwh.nhs.uk

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

Performing adult and neonatal x-ray examinations, DEXA scanning (training provided) and fluoroscopy imaging.

Participate in on call for the delivery of 24/7 x-ray services.

Work efficiently, organising and prioritising work, and liaising with clinics and wards to optimise service.

To participate in multi-disciplinary team working. The multi-million pound investment has seen us move from cassette-based CR systems to predominantly full DR and this development will continue over the coming years.

About us

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm newborns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving it's services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:

Video: https://vimeo.com/556197652

Online brochure: https://www.liverpoolwomens.nhs.uk/media/4121/recruitment-pack-great-place-to-work-16pp-v4-final.pdf

Job description

Job responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The Radiographer will be involved in the delivery of Radiography services to all patients attending the imaging department, satellite units and wards, with some weekend working and on-call cover for the Neo-Natal unit as required.

They will be able to organise workload efficiently and liaise with referrers and other staff to optimise service delivery.

The Radiographer may be expected to undertake training in and reporting of DEXA scanning . Participation in equipment testing and analysis for Quality Assurance is required.

A minimum of 2 years post qualification and registration is desirable.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Learning

Essential

  • DCR or Degree in Radiography
  • HCPC Registration


Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • Current skills in respect of radiographic procedures
  • IT skills. Word processing, E-Mail and spread sheets
  • An awareness of general issues facing NHS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including good command of English language
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage change
  • Ability to train/mentor staff
  • Ability to work statutory on-call and weekend rota
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good time management


Desirable

  • Research
  • Audit


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Demonstrate commitment to task
  • Works on own initiative
  • Works as a team player


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Liverpool Women's Hospital

Crown St

Liverpool

L8 7SS

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