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Senior Radiographer

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are excited to advertise a number of permanent and secondment Band 6 Senior Radiographer posts in the Plain Film department at NUH.

Our radiographers play a vital part in helping NUH Radiology to be the leading provider in Imaging Services across Nottinghamshire and the East Midlands through delivering excellent, caring, safe and thoughtful healthcare. To achieve this, we are looking for committed individuals to join our progressive team of Plain Film Radiographers in a Senior Radiographer role.

Main duties of the job

This is an excellent opportunity for career driven, dynamic individuals who wish to continue their professional development and further their skills in supporting the imaging of a diverse workload in plain film.

You must be a minimum of 2 years qualified and have the energy and commitment to help manage staff and workload over a 24 hour period to match the demands of the service.

You must have the ability to work flexibly on a shift pattern covering both NUH sites and Nottingham Urgent Care Centre, where we provide x-ray service for the Walk-in Centre. There are exciting plans in development to open a new Community Diagnostic centre in the City centre in 2025 which will be managed by NUH Radiology. There may be a requirement for staff to rotate to this location as part of this role.

It is essential that you are a good communicator and team player, and that you are capable of working and thinking autonomously. It will be expected that the successful candidate will support the department in all general areas within the department, theatre and mobile examinations.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) is one of the biggest and busiest acute Trusts in England. The QSI accredited radiology department employs 460 staff, seeing 400,000 patients per year across the Queen's Medical Centre, City Hospital and NUH Treatment Centre.

Our wide range of regional specialty services cover neurosciences, Nottingham Children's Hospital, an Emergency Department (level 1 Trauma centre), cardiac/thoracic surgery, oncology, renal, urology, and stroke services.

The close knit x-ray department provides imaging with the shared vision to look after each other and our patients. We value team working, enjoy each other's company both in work and at social events outside work, and are always supportive and friendly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please familiarise yourself with the full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

As a Senior Radiographer, at all times you will promote the trust objectives and protocols to ensure we maintain and develop high standards of patient care, clinical skills and innovation.

You will support out preceptorship programme for new starters, be responsible for the training of students and you will be expected to take on an extra role. This could be as a trainer, champion, RPS or radiology representative at certain meetings.

You will be responsible for training student and apprentice radiographers and will be encouraged to continue your own education.

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration


  • Additional post grad qualification



  • Minimum 2 years qualified
  • Worked in a busy NHS hospital environment


  • experience of leading a team



  • evidence of teaching students and newly qualifed staff


  • undertaken the student assessors course



  • Able to work a shift pattern covering 24 hours/ 7 days a week



  • Able to manipulate radiographic equipment and wear lead aprons


  • Able to wear the require PPE for the role

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


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