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Rotational Radiographer

Barts Health NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc.
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified ambitious and motivated individual to join our highly skilled and friendly team of radiographers, delivering excellent patient care at Barts Health NHS Trust.

This band 6 radiographer position will be based at The Royal London Hospital site of Barts Health which is located in the historical, vibrant and diverse east end of London.

The Royal London Hospital is home to the London Air Ambulance, is one of the capital's leading trauma and stroke centres and houses one of the largest children's hospitals in the UK. Mile End hospital is undergoing an exciting transformation to become a community diagnostic and early diagnosis centre.

The imaging department at both hospitals has state of the art equipment throughout and provides a varied rotation through different modalities and specialities, including an expectation to participate in the out of hours system.

As a major teaching hospital, we pride ourselves on our commitment to career and professional development including mentorship, radiographer reporting, radiographer led line insertions in Interventional Radiology, sonographer training and sonographer ACP.

Applicants for this post must hold a BSc in Diagnostic Radiography or the Diploma of the College of Radiographers. Applicants must also be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Main duties of the job

Working within a multi-disciplinary team, the post-holder will contribute to the safe and effective running of the imaging department and can perform a wide range of X-ray examinations to a high standard. The post holder will be required to rotate through ED, general X-ray, outpatient X-ray, peadiatric X-ray, fluoroscopy, theatres, dental imaging, and CT.

They will participate in the delivery of a 24/7, 365 service. The post holder will offer supervision to band 5 radiographers, assistant practitioners, imaging assistants, students/apprentices, and visitors to the imaging department. The post holder will ensure patient flow in the trust by actively managing the flow of emergency and in-patients to ensure same day imaging. The post holder will be key in ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient care and experience.

The post holder at all times will demonstrate a high level of professionalism and act in accordance with the HCPC standards of proficiency. Furthermore, they are expected to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with other staff members characterised by trust, mutual respect and open, honest communication.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography, DCR(D) Diploma of the College of Radiographers, or equivalents
  • Health and Care Professions Council Registration
  • Health and Care Professions Council Registration


  • Student Clinical Assessors Course
  • College of Radiographers accredited IV cannulation course
  • Postgraduate study in a relevant area



  • Up to date knowledge of general imaging techniques
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Awareness of clinical governance issues in relation to patient care.
  • Understanding of factors affecting service throughput and quality
  • Completion of preceptorship
  • Experience of on-call and out of hours roster


  • CT and/or Interventional Radiography experience.
  • Previous experience as Band 6 radiographer.
  • Experience of training staff and students.
  • Demonstrates ongoing CPD.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital

The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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