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Reporting Radiographer

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an established reporting radiographer looking for an exciting, new challenge or an experienced radiographer who has the passion and drive to train as a reporting radiographer?

Do you strive to provide your patients with the best experience of care and professionalism?

If this is you, we are offering you the opportunity to join our growing team of x-ray reporting radiographers working within the Division of Imaging here at MFT. You will be joining a dedicated, friendly, and hard working multi-disciplinary team delivering accurate & timely imaging reports for our patients. We have opportunities to train to report in MSK x-ray or chest x-ray interpretation and to offer posts for those already qualified staff in either or both disciplines.

The Division of Imaging is committed to enhanced & advanced practice roles and has a proven track record in facilitating professional development across our teams.

We are happy to consider full-time or part-time working and can offer flexibility in how these hours are delivered.

The opportunity for remote working will also be considered.

Our team of reporters provides plain film reporting across all these sites, depending on the needs of the service & following your induction/training period you will be able to negotiate your preferred base.

Main duties of the job

To interpret radiographic images and provide an accurate, comprehensive & timely report.

To engage and collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team.

To have a passion to assist in teaching & training of other healthcare professionals supporting their professional growth.

To provide clinical experience & expertise to Radiographers and other healthcare professionals offering support & guidance.

To perform high quality, diagnostic radiographic imaging.

To participate in MDT, REALM, Audit & CPD activities.

We look forward to receiving your application, if you would like to discuss in further detail or would like to arrange a visit then please do get in touch.

N.B This post is advertised as a Band 7 - if you are applying for a potential training post you will be appointed under the Annex 21 rules up until qualification.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trusts in England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

MFT delivers services across 4 main sites - Oxford Road Campus (including Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal Manchester Children's Hospital), Trafford General Hospital, Wythenshawe & North Manchester.

We champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. We're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

Essential

  • Must be able to act as an expert practitioner demonstrating advanced clinical competencies and knowledge at Postgraduate/Masters level
  • Awareness of the changing demands on Radiology services
  • BSc (Radiography) or equivalent
  • Registration as a radiographer with the Health Professions Council
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing CPD


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive post graduate experience in all areas of general radiography
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Experience of managing workloads and resources


Desirable

  • Experience of reporting independently
  • Evidence of further study
  • Experience of protocol/guideline development


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to organise staff to meet demands of workload
  • Able to manage own time effectively
  • Able to communicate well with a range of personnel
  • Able to work well in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Ability to coach and supervise less experienced radiographers in specialized techniques
  • Ability to assess progress, give feedback and plan action
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to make decisions and carry them out
  • Ability to assess situations and take appropriate action


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Evidence of a high standard of radiography for others to follow
  • Ability to prepare reports using intense concentration with unpredictable interruptions
  • Evidence of supervisory, leadership and organisational skills


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Rd

Manchester

M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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