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Radiographer

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Haverfordwest
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
This post is a Fixed Term until31/08/2025. If you are a Hywel Dda University Health Board employee and are applying for this post as a secondment, agreement for the secondment is needed from your current manager prior to application.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who would like to join our dynamic general team as a Band 5 general X-ray radiographer for a fixed term (12 month contract). The successful candidate will be driven, have a passion for patient care and willing to work flexibly according to service needs.

Withybush Hospital Radiology department has gratefully benefited from significant Welsh government investment over the last two years. Lots of the equipment is brand new with more planned replacement in the near future. We have a range of modalities including two CT scanners, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, General and A& E X ray rooms and Fluoroscopy. A small, but dynamic team we offer great role extension opportunities as a Health Board with radiographers reporting on a range of studies including CT and Nuclear Medicine and other post graduate study.

Main duties of the job

Working within the General X ray area. This would include X ray imaging of both scheduled out patients and GP patients, minor injury, accident and emergency and inpatients. Rotation through theatres and mobiles, fluoroscopy and CT with potential to work within the community site of Tenby cottage hospital.

Participation within the out of hours on call system would be mandatory.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
  • 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services.


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Interviews will be held on 12/07/2024

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

Essential

  • BSc Radiography(or recognised equivalent),
  • HCPC registration


Desirable

  • Understanding of specialist radiography procedures and PACS.


Experience

Essential

  • Qualified to use different equipment and x-ray techniques
  • Radiographer skills


Language Skills

Desirable

  • Welsh speaker ( Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Withybush General Hospital

Fishguard Road

Haverfordwest

SA61 2PZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-AHP067-0624

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