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Band 6 MRI Radiographer

Employer
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Romford/Iford
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 Per Annum Inclusive
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 6 MRI Radiographer to join our dynamic MRI team. This is an excellent job opportunity for an individual who wishes to enhance their skills in busy department. It is essential that you are a good communicator and team player, and that you are capable of working under pressure. Ideally, you are at least with 2 year of experience in MRI and looking to further develop your MR imaging skills. You will be part of a team in the Imaging Department responsible for the provision of a safe, efficient, high quality service working in accordance with the Imaging Department and Trust protocols. The post holder will be expected to maintain and develop high standards of patient care amongst peer, students, colleagues and users of imaging services.

The Senior Radiographer will support the Imaging Department Senior team in achieving the departmental and Trust objectives and will supervise and advise newly qualified/junior radiographers, undergraduate students and assistant practitioners.

You will be required to work flexibly - weekday /weekend and out of hour duties, we are a 7 day working department. Posts will include participation in the on-call rota.

Applicants who have recent NHS experience are desirable.

In return, you will be offered the opportunity to work in a modern new hospital within a very supportive directorate and have the opportunity to further develop your skills and practice.

Main duties of the job

  • Working within MRI department across the sites on a rotational basi
  • Participation in the provision of 24-hour service
  • Responsibility for the quality of own work
  • Take a lead in overseeing the MR workload and being aware of the requirements for equipment maintenance
  • Show evidence of own Continuous Professional Development and keep up to date with current imaging and technical developments, professional and Trust issues, audit and all statutory training
  • Show a caring and responsible attitude to patients with respect to their dignity, privacy and cultural diversity
  • Conduct that is consistent with the Trust's policies and procedures and the departmental guides and protocols
  • Responsible for accurate data entry on Radiology Information System as per department protocols.


About us

Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London.

As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way nationally in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive forour teams to innovate and change.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and our performance against the four-hour emergency access standard remains challenged, in comparison to many other London trusts.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are a very large Radiology Department having five CT scanners and large ultrasound department for general and gynae as well as a dedicated Interventional Theatre Suite. We have five MRI scanners across BHRUT and a rental MRI scanner due to increase number of referrals year on year.

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Amanda Vickers, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5926. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • Hold BSc in Diagnostic Radiographer, College of Radiographers Diploma or equivalent
  • Current HCPC Registration.


Desirable

  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • Experience of working within an NHS organisation


Experience/Knowledge

Essential

  • Proven post qualification experience in Cross-sectional imaging is essential.


Skills/Abilities

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working at this level


Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Across Site

Romford/Iford

RM7 0AG

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162-5180-AV-C

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