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Diagnostic Radiographer

Job Description

If we receive a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Important Information:

Please note the University Hospital of North Midlands (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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We are looking to expand and develop our friendly team of Band 6 Diagnostic General Radiographers at The University Hospital of North Midlands, Royal Stoke site. We are a level 1 Major Trauma Centre, we have specialised services such as Neurosurgery, Cancer services, Cardiothoracic and Paediatrics, including a Neonatal Intensive Care. We are very proud to be 1 of only 22 hospitals that achieved ISAS accreditation. We have dedicated research and audit Radiographers as part of an investment to ingrain good practice, to learn and continually improve the Imaging department.

As one of the largest NHS Trusts, we are ideally positioned in the centre of the UK between Manchester and Birmingham, offering good inexpensive housing, excellent schools, a good travel network and beautiful surrounding countryside within easy reach, as well as lively social opportunities and nightlife locally and within easy reach in those cities

We have a large expanding team of Advanced Practitioners including consultant Radiographers who provide advice, support and CPD sessions. There are excellent opportunities to progress and develop within the imaging department.

Successful candidates will rotate through A+E, MSK clinic, GP rooms, theatres, IP areas and provide a portable service to the wards, critical care departments and will participate in Radiographer commenting.

We are moving towards becoming fully digital with our capital replacement programme and already have 8 DR rooms and 4 DR mobile units.

Are you?

  • Reliable, enthusiastic, hardworking, committed to developing Imaging services and giving our patients and referrers the very best quality of care and service
  • Looking for a clinical leadership role that is challenging and rewarding
  • Looking to develop further or apply existing knowledge. We actively encourage our band 6 Radiographers to engage with extra responsibilities e.g. Radiation Protection Supervisors, Health and Safety links and ISAS champions.
  • An experienced Band 5 Radiographer or a Band 6 looking to join an exciting imaging department.

Do you have?

  • A BSc Hons Degree in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent and HCPC registration.
  • Experience of working within a general x-ray team.

Successful applicants would be expected to contribute to the 24/7 service delivery. To arrange a visit or for further information please contact; Emily Jordan, Modality Team leader,  ( Phone number removed )  or via email ( Email address removed )

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If you would like support completing an application form contact the recruitment department on  ( Phone number removed )  where one of our trained assistant will be able to help.

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4. University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We encourage applications from the local community to reflect a diverse workforce.

5. Please note that non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band

6. Flexible working will be considered in line with Trust policies

7. DBS If you are successful the cost of the disclosure (and admin fee) will be deducted from your salary . You will have the option to have the fee deducted over one or two months.

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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