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Diagnostic Radiographer

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PA Pro Rata
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit dedicated, skilled Diagnostic General Radiographers to work within our team at The University Hospital of North Midlands, Royal Stoke Site.

The role is varied and rewarding working in a range of clinical settings. You will support outpatient clinics, endoscopy, theatres, Emergency and Inpatient Departments.

You will produce high quality diagnostic images and ensure patients receive high quality care at all times. You will support all grades of staff including Student Radiographers, Assistant Practitioners and Apprentice Radiographers. It is essential to work well in a multidisciplinary team setting to ensure the best outcome for our patients.

The Trust is a level 1 Major Trauma Centre, we have a wide variety of specialised services such as Neurosurgery, Cancer services, Gastroenterology, Orthopaedics, Spinal, Cardiothoracic and Paediatrics (including a Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care). As an Imaging department we are very proud to have achieved and maintain our QSI accreditation.

We have excellent equipment here at UHNM and a robust equipment replacement programme. We have just finished replacing 6 of our 8 General x-ray rooms with the latest Digital x-ray equipment. We have 10 image intensifiers, 4 of which are flat panels and 11 Digital mobiles.

Main duties of the job

You will act as clinical lead when you are on duty. You will organise and prioritise competing clinical demands. You will be responsible for ensuring a safe, clean, professional environment that we can all be proud of. You will need to be knowledgeable, confident, handle pressure well whilst still being approachable, supportive and caring to all.

You may be a band 6 Radiographer looking for a change or an experienced Band 5 Radiographer looking to progress and join an exciting imaging department

We would welcome you to come and visit our department if you are interested to take a look for yourself and meet our fantastic team that has been nominated and shortlisted for team of the year 2023 at UHNM! This can be arranged with the management team via email or telephone.

Please note you will need a BSc Hons Degree in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent and HCPC registration, a minimum of 12-18 Months NHS experience and have had recently worked within a general x-ray team using digital technology.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the 24/7 demands of the service including BH's.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications and reg

Essential

  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography Or DCR (equivalent)
  • Full HCPC registration


Desirable

  • Evidence of in-house training in leadership or modality related
  • Relevant post graduate study


Experience

Essential

  • minimum of 18 months post qualification experience at band 5 or above in a NHS organisation
  • Experience of DR x-ray systems
  • Awareness and good working knowlege of QA programmes
  • Experience of taking a lead role and ability to work under pressure
  • Working knowledge of IR(ME)R 2017, IRR17 and health and safety regulations
  • Ability to participate in 24/7 rosters and flexible approach


Desirable

  • Experience of a full range of general Imaging serivices including theatre, MSK, IP/OP's and trauma imaging
  • Supervision of junior staff and/or student Radiographers
  • Adverse incident reporting
  • Evidence of additional responsibilities on General Modality


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent

ST4 6QG

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205-5911556-A

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