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Senior Radiographer - CT

Employer
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Reading
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata for part time candidates
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced, professional Radiographer with a commitment to high class patient care and the drive to work within a high performing team? If so we invite you to join our friendly and dynamic Radiology Department at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Due to expansion of the service, we currently have vacancies for a number of enthusiastic Band 6 Radiographers to work in our CT department. Experience in this modality is desirable, but not essential, as training will be provided. The successful candidate must have at least 18 months experience in radiography post qualification.

Main duties of the job

Our current CT suite has undergone a complete refurbishment within the last 12 months and we have doubled our capacity by installing 4 new Canon scanners. Our department also has a CT scanner at WBCH and Bracknell. With this extra capacity we are looking for Radiographers to support with developing our services to our community.

Applicants must be adaptable and be prepared to work evenings and weekends as part of our seven-day service delivery. This will include night shifts.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Diagnostic Radiographers who satisfy the essential criteria of the person specification. Candidates must be registered with the HCPC.

About us

Our Radiology department busy, carries out a wide range of general and specialist examinations, including, Plain film, CT, MRI & interventional procedures. We have recently been awarded the title 'University Department of Radiology' for our involvement in research and education through the University of Reading.

As a progressive teaching department for radiographers we have established links to universities and actively encourage CPD and role extension, with support available to pursue academic courses and develop your career within a supportive and friendly environment. Our department offers excellent training and development opportunities with funding available for a variety of courses. We currently have staff training in Ultrasound, plain film reporting and PG Cert/Diploma in CT and Health Management as well as attendance on a variety of study days.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a high standard of cross-sectional imaging whilst ensuring that patients receive high quality care.

To deliver a high standard of service to relevant stakeholders and to a diversity of patient presentations.

To communicate effectively with clinical, managerial, administrative and ancillary staff in order to ensure a professional timely service.

This post is based in the Radiology Department of the Royal Berkshire Hospital, you may be required to cover at WBCH.

To prioritise and organise the workload in response to clinical need and service demands.

The post holder will be required to take part in the delivery a seven day working week., including weekends and nights.

The post holder is expected to have a broad knowledge of pathology and physiology relevant to cross sectional imaging.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography State registration: HCPC
  • Evidence of significant continuous professional development (CPD)


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 18 months recent, proven experience post registration
  • Experience of working as an integral part of a successful team
  • Broad knowledge of pathology and physiology relevant to cross sectional imaging
  • Experience of communicating with multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience in supervising student radiographers, newly qualified and newly appointed staff.


Desirable

  • Cannulation experience


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN

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