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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Radiology

Job Description

Based in Guildford, the Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH) is a leading general hospital with 507 beds and specialist centre for cancer services and treatment. The RSCH serves a population of 320,000 for emergency and general hospital services and 12 million people for cancer services. The hospital has an annual income of £330 million. We employ over 3500 staff.

Our mission is to deliver the best patient care - ANYWHERE

Every year the RSCH sees around 280,000 outpatients, admits 61,000 patients for treatment and 70,000 patients attend our A&E department. The Trust is also a centre of excellence and training for minimal access surgery.

Join us… We are one of the top 40 hospitals in the country and amongst top 100 Employers in the country

Radiology Nurse

Band 5

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic band 5 nurse to join our busy radiology dept. Our nursing team consists of a band 7 sister, 2 band 6 junior sisters and 3 band 5 nurses.

We are a friendly, supportive department, which is committed to delivering a high standard of collaborative individual patient care within a welcoming environment.

Nursing support is an integral part of this Radiology Department with involvement in fluoroscopy, ultrasound and CT imaging as well as interventional procedures.

We have a “state of the art” Interventional suite and our Consultant Interventional Radiologists provide a comprehensive service. We are a tertiary referral centre for complex cancer surgery and have an international reputation in gynecological embolisation.

The role involves pre, peri and post care of patients undergoing radiology procedures. This would involve administering sedation, scrubbing to assist, etc. You will be required to wear a protective lead apron as appropriate. Applications are invited from registered nurses with Radiology, ITU, Theatre, Recovery, Endoscopy or Cardiac experience. This experience is desirable but not essential as in-house training will be given.

Normal hours of work are 9-5 Monday to Friday. This post requires the candidate to commit to an On call rota for emergencies and out of hours.

For an informal visit and further details please contact Jane Asuncion or Lynn Walker on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 4596.

If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links below to access the full job description and apply online.

In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.


Unfortunately we are not always able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

The Royal Surrey Hospital NHS Foundation Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people with disabilities. To demonstrate our commitment we use the Disability Symbol which is awarded by the Employment Service. As a symbol user, we guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the job they are applying for.

The trust aims to treat all applicants fairly in regards to any disclosure of conviction revealed at the application stage. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. If you currently reside outside of the UK we will require documentary proof of security/police clearance, in English.

The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all safeguarding legislation and current standards.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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