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Band 6 MRI Specialist Radiographer

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 MRI Radiographer at UHB QEH site -

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population. Comprised of multiple sites, successful candidates will be based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

The Imaging Directorate provides 24/7 service delivery and has an established track record of service re-design and transformation. The current focus has seen a financial investment of over 3 million to upgrade and modernise the equipment and facilities at the 4 hospital sites. There are plans underway for 2 MRI installations at QEH site including an install of an MRI within radiotherapy.

The MRI Imaging Department has 5 Siemens and 1 GE scanner including 1.5 and 3T systems. We will provide an allocated mentor, induction program, CPD opportunities with protected study time and opportunities to progress career development. There will be development opportunities to develop Advanced Clinical Practice and Management.

This vacancy offers an excellent opportunity to join a professional and dedicated imaging team committed to providing a first class service.

If you are looking to work with like-minded, experienced professionals and wish to join a team with opportunities to advance your career then look no further.

Main duties of the job

Successful candidates will be trained to provide highly skilled and specialised MRI imaging for all patients. You will be expected to contribute to the development, growth and success of the facility as part of a multidisciplinary team.

You must be a qualified radiographer with at least 2 years of post-graduate experience and hold current HCPC registration. Previous MRI experience is desirable.

The post-holder will ensure that a gold standard service is delivered to all stakeholders though ongoing engagement with continued professional development (CPD). You are encouraged to participate in audits and reflective practice CPD.

Duties will include scanning of both inpatients and outpatients of all body areas and participation in out-of-hours rota including nights, weekends and bank holidays. The service does operate an extended working day with some flexibility in shift patterns.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note for a specific detailed job description for this vacancy please see attached job description.

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration
  • D.C.R. (R) or BSc Radiography S.R.R.
  • Documented experience in diagnostic imaging.
  • Evidence of CPD and reflective practice, link grade competencies



  • Relevant clinical experience in general radiography
  • Knowledge and some Experience in the specialised MRI imaging modality
  • Experience in general radiography

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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