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Reporting Radiographer- MSK, Chests and Abdomen plain film

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Trust is currently seeking full-time Reporting Radiographers who will report plain-film examinations. The ideal candidate will have expertise in interpreting Musculoskeletal (MSK), Chest and Abdomen X-ray. To qualify for this role, the post holder must hold an accredited reporting qualification from the Society of Radiographers and have completed an initial audit before commencing independent reporting. Additionally, the post holder will be responsible for both hot and cold reporting in general radiography, as well as their own clinical work and professional development.

The appointed reporting radiographer will be joining the trust during an exciting period of development. The post holder will contribute to the established radiographer reporting service, collaborating with the Head of General Radiology based in the core of our community. Our newly constructed community diagnostic centre will service as the hub for their work.

Consideration will be given to applicants who have accreditation in one of the modules, MSK or Chest and Abdomen. Training will be provided for the module that is not presently held. Throughout this period, the contract will entail 0.6 whole-time equivalent (wte) Band 7 reporting and 0.4 wte senior clinical radiographer.

Main duties of the job

  • The Reporting Radiographer will work within the established Radiographer reporting service with the Head of General Radiology to provide hot and cold reporting in general radiography and be responsible for his/her clinical work and professional development.
  • The Reporting Radiographer will be located at a specific base site but will be required to report work from all Trust sites.
  • The Reporting Radiographer will provide professional advice and expertise to all members of the radiography team and be recognised and accessible as an expert in their specified field. He/she will promote best practice and disseminate knowledge to the profession and the surrounding healthcare environment. The Reporting Radiographer will undertake reflective evaluation of his/her own practice and will partake in the supervision, teaching and professional advancement of radiographers, radiology assistants and student radiographers.
  • The Reporting Radiographer will be expected to manage his/her own specialist workload effectively whilst maintaining associated records to allow for ongoing personal audit.


About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered HCPC Radiographer
  • Post graduate qualification in the relevant area of expertise.


Desirable

  • 2 years experience of reporting.


Occupational Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of on going professional development


Desirable

  • Understanding and experience of working with other Leaders/Management.


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Scunthorpe General Hospital

Cliff Gardens

Scunthorpe

DN15 7BH

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