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Band 5 - Radiographer

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Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) is one of the largest acute hospital Trusts in the country, serving a diverse population of 12 million across Birmingham East and North, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and South Staffordshire. Comprising three acute hospital sites (Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull), a range of community services and Birmingham Chest Clinic; the Trust also runs a number of smaller ‘satellite’ units ensuring patients can be treated closer to home.

Those who have previously been interviewed need not apply.

Do you want to build a firm quality foundation on your career as a Radiographer?

If so come to Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

We are a large Foundation Trust based on 4 Sites; Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital Sutton Coldfield, Solihull Hospital and Birmingham Chest Clinic.

We will provide:

  • A named Mentor
  • Full Induction
  • All round general radiography experience including trauma and CT 24/7
  • Preceptorship Program for graduates, including formal teaching and personal learning discussed with a trained preceptor
  • Experience in supervising undergraduate students
  • CPD opportunities, with protected CPD time
  • Career development and opportunities to progress

The Radiology Directorate provides Imaging in all modalities including, plain film imaging, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Interventional, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography and Bone mineral density. The Directorate is committed to providing training & development for all staff and has active Advanced Practice in Plain Film Reporting, Ultrasound, Interventional Radiology, CT & MRI Reporting.

Participation in delivering a 24/7 service is required.

All applicants are encouraged to arrange an informal site visit to meet the team.

We are able to offer Skype interviews for applications from outside the UK.

Interviews: 3rd November 2016

For Further Information please contact:

Nikki Brockie (Site Lead), Birmingham Heartlands Hospital,  ( Phone number removed ) 

Philippa Willis (Site Lead), Good Hope Hospital,  ( Phone number removed ) 

Priti Khurana (Site Lead), Solihull Hospital,  ( Phone number removed ) 

Important Information:

  • Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and NHS Jobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application
  • If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.
  • Due to the high volume of applications being received across all of our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.

Please read the attached document 'Information and Guidance for Applicants'


References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

We recommend submitting your application as early as possible, as we are unable to accept applications once the advert has closed.

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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website

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