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MRI Specialist Radiographer

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
York Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an an experienced MRI Radiographers to join our fantastic Imaging team and benefit from our fully funded training programs. We offer variety of scans including MSK, Angios, Breast, Abdominal and Neuro.

MRI in York undertakes a diverse and interesting case mix. Radiographers work closely with other health care professionals within the multidisciplinary team. The department is ideal for Radiographers who are keen to learn and enjoy the challenges of working in a busy environment.York teaches and encourages our Radiographers to operate as independent practitioners taking responsibility for their imaging including taking imaging decisions in a broad spectrum of cases.

Main duties of the job

You must be a self-motivated, flexible, hardworking and caring Radiographer with proven MRI experience.

The successful applicant must be HCPC registered with at least 12 months previous MRI experience scanning a variety of MRI examinations.

Within our small multi-disciplinary MRI Team support staff and Radiographers undertake extended scope of practice. The MRI service here at York is provided by two 1.5T Siemens scanners. We undertake a large and varied case mix over an extended working day. Flexible working patterns will be considered.

The successful applicant will currently be required to participate in Saturday duties, this which will extend to a 7-day working rota in the near future.

The current hours of the MRI Unit are 07:30-20:00 Monday to Friday, and Saturday 07.45-18:00. There is an intention to extend the opening hours to 10.30pm 7 days per week.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A generous relocation package of up to 30% of salary (capped at �18k) to support with relocation expenses for hard to fill positions where relocation would be an expectation to undertake the role fully. If you would like to discuss a potential relocation package, please speak to the recruiting department/manager at interview stage.
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Please note that if a high number of applications are received this advert may close early. You are advised to submit you application at the earliest opportunity.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

Qualification & Experience


  • Degree level qualification, registration with the Health Professions Council
  • Evidence of continuous professional development/postgraduate development
  • Relevant prescribed clinical experience leading to qualification
  • Post qualification clinical experience relevant to specialist area of employment plus short specialist courses


  • Examined M level postgraduate course relevant to specialist area of employment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Able to work without direct clinical supervision
  • A sufficiently developed standard of imaging technique resulting in a high level of patient care
  • Ability to act as trainer to new/junior staff

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


York Teaching Hospital

Wigginton Road


YO31 8HE

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