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Band 5 Interventional Radiology Nursing

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Part Time
Become an Interventional Radiology Nurse!

Be at the forefront of a demanding but exciting 24/7 service!

The role involves shift work during the week and weekends plus compulsory on call.

Save lives using the latest in technology by working in a fast paced environment that provides life altering interventions. For example clot retrieval, restoring blood flow to the brain and potentially returning a patients speech or movement and now life saving vascular emergency procedures in the new state of the art Greater Manchester Major Trauma Hospital!

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team alongside radiologists, radiographers and aesthetics, to provide high quality care in a busy and demanding environment.

The role involves shift work during the week and weekends plus compulsory on call. For all on call shifts, you must live within 30 minutes travel time of the hospital or be prepared to stay in one of the on call suites on site. We also offer a priority taxi service if you have no other way of getting to the hospital for your on call shifts.

Working as an interventional radiology nurse you will be at the forefront of patient care, assisting in life-changing procedures and working to ensure the best possible outcome for patients.

Main duties of the job

The role of the interventional radiology nurse is to provide high quality nursing care to all of our patients and their relatives while they are within the radiology department by using clinical experience and enhanced skills. These include:
  • scrub practitioner for a variety of different interventional procedures
  • being familiar and handling specialist equipment used only in the radiology setting
  • administration of IV conscious sedation and close patient monitoring
  • pre and post care advice for patients within the interventional radiology setting
  • working closely with radiology consultant, radiographers and aesthetic teams
  • rotate between all areas of the radiology department including the angiography suite including the neuro-vascular bi-plane room, CT, ultra-sound procedures room and the new RAPTOR suite supervise student nurses and unregistered staff.

Interventional radiology nursing is continually expanding and is extremely varied. Within this role, you will be working with a range of patients from intensive care to outpatients, over a range of specialties examples including
  • Neurovascular intervention - subarachnoid hemorrhage and 24/7 dedicated thrombectomy service
  • Renal vascular -dialysis fistulangioplasty, dialysis line insertions.
  • Vascular trauma and emergencies - 24/7 dedicated service
  • CT - Biopsies (Bone/Lung etc.)
  • Ultrasound - Biopsy and drain insertion

A full training and orientation program will be provided and you must hold a NMC registration.

About us

The Diagnostics and Pharmacy Group is part of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA), one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place of science, innovation and transformational thinking, the Diagnostic and Pharmacy Group unites Radiology, Pathology and Pharmacy services across the NCA to create a cooperative group committed to delivering safe, consistent, and high-quality care.

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Salford is the place, which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Home to the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Greater Manchester Trauma Hospital and the Geoffrey Jefferson Brain Research Centre, Salford is improving care for some of the sickest patients in the region, and delivers a range of acute, community, primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as a Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their fullNMC Pin within the next 2-3 months. Please note an NMC PRN Pin is not a full NMC Pin and would notfulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet tocomplete all competencies needed to receive a full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused ourOSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible toapply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMCwebsite:

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities pleaseopen the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attachedCandidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Person Specification

Registration & Qualifications


  • NMC Registration


  • Degree/Diploma in adult nursing
  • Experience supervising student nurses

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Post registration experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and prioritise own workload
  • Evidence of professional expertise acquired through CPD


  • Experience of team working
  • Scrub skills
  • Some knowledge of IRMER regulations
  • Experience of working within interventional radiology

Physical Effort


  • Ability to work flexibly in working conditions and hours

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Care Organistion

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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