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Rotational Radiographer

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

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and skilled radiographer to join our team in Neuroradiology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It's a great opportunity to work in MRI whilst working in a specialised hospital. We are proud of the service we provide to patients and would expect the successful candidate to have a patient centred approach with the ability to communicate effectively. You will be working in a truly multidisciplinary team with undergraduates, trainee radiologists, surgeons and junior radiographers so good teaching skills are essential.

The department offers interventional, 3T and 1.5T MRI, CT, angiography and plain film. We are in the middle of an equipment replacement program and have recently installed a dual energy CT, 3 MRI scanners and 2 angio rooms with top of the range equipment. With a new iMRI suite currently being installed.

The department has a comprehensive MRI training program to support radiographers who wish to build on their existing MRI skills. The department offers support for CPD and all staff are actively supported in this area.

Participation in an extended working day, weekend and out of hours service is essential.

Main duties of the job

The Neuroradiology Department offers a service to Neurology, Neurosurgery and Stroke.
  • The successful applicant will be a keen team player who has image quality, patient care and safety high on their agenda with a flexible approach to working hours.
  • The post holder will liaise with the other modalities to ensure that room utilisation is maximised, prioritising patients to ensure optimum efficiency and service quality ensuring all data inputs on PACS and EHRS are accurately recorded in order to maintain integrity of data for both patients and the service
  • To ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors to the Neuroradiology Department
  • To ensure a high standard of patient care and participate in the monitoring of standards
  • The successful candidate will be expected to participate and lead in departmental and divisional activities such as Health and Safety, Audit, Research, Clinical Governance and investigation of adverse incidents and complaints

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.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • DCR , BSc Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent
  • HPC State Registration
  • Good standard of general education
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Experience within NHS
  • SCoR Certificate in the administration of IV injections



  • Experience in a wide range of imaging modalities, particularly CT and Angiography
  • Experienced in MRI techniques
  • Experienced in Neuroradiography
  • Experienced in advanced MRI techniques
  • Significant post graduation experience of with some cross-sectional experience, demonstrable specialist experience, and knowledge
  • NHS Experience

Skills and Abilities


  • Computer literacy

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery

Queen Square



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