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Senior MRI Radiographer

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a wonderful opportunity for a radiographer with significant and varied experience to work in a cutting-edge clinical environment performing range of MRI scanning. The candidate should have extensive CT experience and MRI experience is desirable.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic and skilled radiographer to join the MRI team where you will undertake a wide variety of MRI scans including Neuro, MSK, Upper/Lower GI, Gynaecology, Prostate, Head/Neck MRI, Breast and Whole-Body MRI.

You will need to be team orientated with demonstrable teaching abilities as you will be working with under-graduates, trainee radiologists and trainee MRI radiographers.

Main duties of the job

You will be providing a high-quality diagnostic MRI service whilst maintaining a safe working MRI environment.

You will assist in providing an efficient MRI service which will include the MRI scanning alongside its associated administration duties.

You should have a flexible and pragmatic approach to your work, exceptional organisational skills that will enable you to manage a varied workload ensuring safe and clinical practices.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The clinical range of patient presentations is wide and we would expect the successful applicant to communicate effectively, with a patient centred approach.

Participation in the MRI extended week rota is essential as is a desire to develop your MRI skills and abilities.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • BSc or Diploma in Radiography
  • State Registration
  • Evidence of relevant courses for Continuing Professional Development
  • Competency of a SOR or UCLH recognised certificate for the administration of IV injections
  • Excellent written communication skills



  • Evidence of a range of post qualification clinical experience
  • Evidence of 2 years' experience in cross-sectional imaging
  • Evidence of experience in the supervision, training and assessment of students & trainees to required standard
  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and quality assurance


  • Evidence of experience in MRI
  • Evidence of previous NHS experience

Skills and Abilities


  • Evidence of ability to critically analyse radiographs
  • Evidence of effective communication and interpersonal skills within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrate awareness of responsibility to and advocacy for patients.
  • Evidence of adaptability to challenging workload, patient conditions/troubleshooting
  • Evidence of demonstrating the trust values

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



250 Euston Road



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