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Senior Radiographer

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a change of scenery or a new challenge?

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Radiographers to join our dynamic, friendly team, to play a key role in maintaining and improving standards and quality of patient services. Manchester University Hospital Foundation (MFT) is located in the heart of the vibrant city of Manchester, which was named the best UK city to live in The Economist's 'Global Liveability Index' 2018.

It is an exciting time to join our team, with the implementation of a new PACS system due to take place in the near future, as well as a wide scale equipment replacement programme.

The post is based on the Trafford site and includes training and rotation through general X-ray, theatre and mobile imaging, fluoroscopy and CT (full-time post only) as well as to Altrincham and CT service on the Withington Community Hospital site (full-time post only). Candidates, should have been radiographic experience for 18 months or longer

Main duties of the job

MFT is a busy teaching hospital as well as a Major Trauma centre with around 145,000 patients visiting our Emergency department each year.The Radiology department is evolving all the time. Our radiology department is a small and friendly facility, which offers you the chance to develop skills in all areas of general radiography with particularly good rotation as a general radiographer into CT as well as excellent opportunities to progress into specialist areas. We currently have 5 general rooms (2 are at AGH), 2 CT Scanners (1 Phillips and 1 Siemens) and 2 MR Scanners (Siemens)You should o Have a BSc Radiography or DCR with at least 18 months post qualification experience as a clinical radiographer o Be HCPC Registered o Have excellent communication skills o Be organized and able to prioritize workload o Be flexibleYou will
  • Receive a comprehensive induction and training in all areas
  • Receive annual appraisals
  • Receive enhanced remuneration for night duties
  • Full rotation into CT (full-time post only) with cannulation skills
  • Take on a senior role within the Department, supervising junior staff and students

Please be aware you need to be able to attend in person for interview due to practical element.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • UK based BSc radiography degree or equivalent UK based qualification in radiography
  • HCPC Registration
  • Continued Professional Development


Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to take lead role
  • Work under pressure
  • Working knowledge of IR(ME)R
  • Computer literate


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting
  • Experience of working as a radiographer post qualification
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise


Desirable

  • Experience of using EPIC EPR and Sectra PACS
  • Experience working as a senior radiographer


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trafford General Hospital

Moorside Road

Manchester

M41 5SL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-CSS- 6257192*

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