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Radiographer

Employer
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Location
Hereford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hereford County Hospital is a busy district general hospital serving the population of Herefordshire, Powys and parts of Shropshire. We currently have vacancies within our team in Radiology. Are you newly qualified or due to qualify Summer 24? Or are you looking for a new challenge?

Come and join our friendly team, we are happy to discuss flexible ways of working.

The Radiology department in Hereford has undergone significant changes over the last 5 years since entering into a partnership with Philips and you will have the opportunity to work with up to date technology, in 2021 we opened a new interventional suite, new MRI scanners and our third CT scanner.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of our Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC), due to open in 2025 in Hereford.

The Community Diagnostic Centre will incorporate Imaging (Plain X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI), a range of cardiorespiratory investigations and pathology services in a one stop location to obtain diagnostic information.

Successful candidates will work at the Hereford County Hospital site initially and then in rotation between the hospital site and our CDC site which will open in 2025.

Prospective candidates are welcome to have an informal discussion with Mrs Leah Hughes (Operational Clinical Lead Radiographer) on 01432 364450

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be expected to have B.Sc Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent qualifications or due to qualify in Summer 2024. Our band 5 rotation will include rotation into CT, general x-ray, theatres and mobiles and working towards cannulation certification within the first 6 months. We are a busy department and there is a requirement for applicants to participate in our 24/7 shift system as well as weekend on call for theatre.

The post holder will be expected to produce imaging to the highest standards, offer training and support for diagnostic radiography students from BCU, University of Gloucester and University of Worcester.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view full job description and main responsibilities, please view the attached supporting information linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • B Sc Diagnostic Radiography Degree or equivalent or working towards
  • H.C .P.C. Registration (obtained or applied for)


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

Essential

  • Radiography Experience
  • IR(ME)R 2017, IRR 17


Desirable

  • CT experience
  • IV Cannulation


Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of PACS/digital radiography


Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust

Address

Hereford County Hospital

Stonebow Road

Hereford

HR1 2ER

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229-CS-6407852

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