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Rotational Diagnostic Radiographer

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum incl. HCAS
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
The Royal Marsden Hospital is one of Europe's largest Oncology centre and was the world's first hospital dedicated to cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and education, with sites in Chelsea and Sutton. The Diagnostic Imaging service provides an essential service to the Trust and includes CT with dual energy, MRI ,Mammography interventional procedures, Ultrasound as well as general X-Ray, fluoroscopy and theatres. We have been awarded UKAS QSI accreditation from March 2018.

Our partnership with The Institute of Cancer Research and other key organisations means we offer access to the newest clinical trials and clinical trials of novel anti-cancer agents, all imaging modalities are fundamental to this process and forefront techniques and protocols are constantly being evolved within Radiology.

Main duties of the job

We are currently inviting applications from enthusiastic radiographers for a fixed term band 6 diagnostic rotational radiographer post on the Sutton site. The successful candidate will rotate through the general X-ray and CT departments. Applicants will preferably have 2 years post graduate experience .Participation on the residential x-ray/ CT on call service is expected . Post graduate radiology academic qualifications are desirable. The successful candidate should be an innovative, highly motivated radiographer with good communication skills ,who is keen to contribute positively to the expanding cross sectional service . The ideal candidates must demonstrate a commitment to professional development and show a keen interest in the future of their profession and the Diagnostic Imaging services. They will be expected to support both the service and its staff in continuing to maintain and develop the highest standards of imaging. In return the successful applicant will be offered a high standard of support towards their career pathway.

About us

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 4,500 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals - one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey - as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital.

At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits, learning and development opportunities and clear career pathways. There are opportunities to work flexibly across a range of areas and specialities and we welcome flexible working requests from point of hire to support employees work life balance. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification:
  • To provide a high quality diagnostic imaging service
  • To comply with accurate patient identification procedures
  • To perform imaging examinations within Royal College of Radiologists(RCR) and Ionising Radiation(Medical Exposure) Regulations(IR(ME)R) guidelines while adhering to local radiation protection guidelines
  • To give advice to patients and clinicians regarding the preparation required for specialised imaging examinations and to gain verbal/written consent from patients undergoing imaging examinations/intravenous contrast administration
  • To administer intravenous contrast via a pressure injector.

Person Specification



  • State registration
  • DCR/BSc in Radiography


  • Cannulation certificate or Completed workbook



  • Experience of cross-sectional imaging
  • Post-graduate experience
  • Mammography post graduate certificate/ experience

Skills Abilities/knowledge


  • Ability to express themselves clearly
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Ability to use word processing software and IT systems
  • Evidence of working within a team

Other Requirements


  • Evidence of personal development, enthusiasm and initiative.
  • Evidence of CPD in MRI

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Marsden Hospital Sutton



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