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Band 5 Diagnostic Radiographer

Job Description

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

An exciting opportunity has become available in the Radiology Department of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust for Band 5 Radiographers.

The Royal Free Hospital is situated in the beautiful Hampstead area, a vibrant part of London with, and the hospital is located in close proximity to Hampstead Heath. The hospital is easily accessible by underground and over-ground train services and regular buses.

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust has a diverse range of complex specialties and a busy A&E department. The Royal Free Hospital is a center of excellence for both HPB and vascular work. There is trust wide PACS and we are integrated into the IEP scheme.

The department underwent a 23 million pound total redevelopment in 2012 to accommodate the 200,000 plus examinations performed each year. Another multimillion pound redevelopment of the A&E department and A&E X-ray services have recently begun, expected to complete in the summer of 2017. We are looking for highly motivated staff of excellent caliber to become part of our dynamic team.

The Royal Free London Foundation NHS Trust is a large London teaching hospital trust providing world class care for patients across a wide range of medical specialties. The Radiology department offers advanced imaging procedures in a recently refurbished state of the art facility with the latest imaging technology and improved models of care for our patients. The department as a whole undertakes approximately 200,000 examinations per year, dealing with a diverse array of patients.

This is a dynamic and challenging role for a qualified radiographer to make a key contribution to the hospital’s imaging services. We are proud to provide our patients with images of high diagnostic value in x-ray, fluoroscopy, theatre imaging, mobile imaging, mammography, CT, angiography, MRI and ultrasound.

We would like to employ highly motivated individuals of excellent calibre to join our team and play a key role in improving and maintaining high standards in the quality of care we deliver to our patients. The post includes training and rotation through x-ray, theatre and mobile imaging, endoscopy and fluoroscopy.

This post requires participation in 24/7 shift patterns.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Alice Bannister– General Superintendent
E-mail: ( Email address removed )
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 


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