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Trainee Mammographer

Employer
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Dudley
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caringand supportive environment. Thisaligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join our friendly, forward thinking breast imaging team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, Band 6 female* mammographer

Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a Breast Screening Service to women residing in the Dudley, Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire areas and also the symptomatic breast service within Dudley

Travel is required to the all the Mobile Units and Static Sites.

* this post has an exception under The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 section 7 (2)*D

Main duties of the job

The Breast Screening main Unit is located at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley. The service has three assessment centres based at Russells Hall Hospital, New Cross Hospital, and Cannock Chase Hospital. There are also 3 static screening sites and 3 mobile units

This role will cover all of the duties expected of a band 6 Mammographer. You will possess current experience in Mammography and be qualified as a HCPC Registered Radiographer, along with the Certificate in Competence in Mammography.

We welcome international candidates to apply. Internationally recruited AHPs must be either registered, or in the process of registering with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

The Dudley group recognises the importance of a supportive transition into your work with us, so as a new graduate, internationally educated registrant or a colleague returning to practice we provide a comprehensive preceptorship programme as a Trust and Black Country ICS. We want to make sure you have everything you need to thrive in your career with Team Dudley.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification

Skills & Experience

Essential

  • Good organisational and planning skills Able to manage and prioritise workload
  • Able to make decisions
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience of Quality Assurance Programmes


Desirable

  • Previous experience of the NHS Breast Screening Programme
  • Previous experience of mentoring/training
  • Previous experience of Health Promotion


Education and qualifications

Essential

  • DCR/BSc in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Certificate of Competence in Mammography


Desirable

  • Counselling qualification


Knowledge and Training

Essential

  • Evidence of CPD
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Awareness of current issues within the NHS and NHSBSP


Planning and Organisational skills

Essential

  • Commitment to quality standards
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic to develop the service


Desirable

  • Desire to undertake further education


Communication and Relationship skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills, able to convey complex/distressing news in a sensitive manner
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others
  • Ability to work within and supervise a team


Analytical & Judgement Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work within stressful situations
  • Able to manage and prioritise workload


Trust Vision and Values

Essential

  • Able to provide safe, caring and effective services
  • We would expect your values and behaviours to reflect the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility


Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Russells Hall Hospital

Russells Hall Hospital

Dudley

DY1 2HQ

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253-0524-6290625-A

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