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Diagnostic Radiographer

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stafford
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 a year Pro rata pa
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit dedicated and skilled Band 6 Diagnostic Radiographers to rotate between General X-ray and CT at the County Hospital Imaging Department, part of the wider UHNM family of Imaging Departments which include Royal Stoke, Haywood Hospital and community units.

Located in the county town of Stafford, the Imaging department is very well equipped, with 3 DR rooms, 3 DR Mobiles, 1 Digital Fluoroscopy/DR Room, 4 Digital Mobile Image Intensifiers, Siemens Somatom Edge Plus and Toshiba Aquilion Prime CT Scanners. Our Radiographers undertake a wide range of imaging examinations through a variety of shifts and on-call.

Main duties of the job

Are you an experienced and capable Band 6 looking for a new challenge? An enthusiastic and hard-working Band 5 who is ready to progress to a Band 6 within a dynamic and exciting Imaging directorate?

Would you like to work for a flexible employer who offers a varied rotational role between General X-ray and CT, fully supported by a tailored training programme including IV cannulation.

Could you be the right candidate for us? We actively encourage and support our Radiographer to take on extra roles and responsibilities as well as giving you the opportunity to develop as clinical experts in your role.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Reg

Essential

  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography or DCR (equivalent)
  • Full HCPC Registration


Desirable

  • Evidence of in-house training in leadership or modality related
  • Relevant post graduate study


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 18 months post qualification experience at Band 5 or above in a NHS organisation
  • Experience of CR/DR x-ray systems
  • Awareness and good working knowledge of QA programmes


Desirable

  • Experience of a full range of General Imaging services including Theatres, MSK, IP/OPs and trauma imaging
  • Supervision of junior staff and/or student Radiographers
  • Adverse incident reporting
  • Evidence of additional responsibilities on General Modality
  • Experience in CT imaging
  • Experience in Red Dot/Commenting Scheme


Skills, Ability and Knowledge

Essential

  • Computer literate including Radiology Information Systems/PACs
  • Working knowledge of IR(ME)R 2018, IRR17 and H& S regulations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to organise and prioritise (self and others)
  • Experience of Leading a Team/Ability to lead others
  • Ability ot participate in 24/7 rosters and flexible approach


Desirable

  • Demonstration of conducting audit
  • Ability to work unsupervised / Lone work


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

County Hospital

Weston Road

Stafford

ST16 3SA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

205-6389833

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