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Job Description

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest acute hospital trusts in the country. We provide a full range of services to more than 650,000 people across Portsmouth, South East Hampshire and West Sussex. Most services are provided at Queen Alexandra Hospital but we also offer a range of outpatient and diagnostic facilities closer to patients’ homes. We handle around 130,000 Emergency Department admissions a year and have the busiest maternity department on the South Coast. The Trust employs around 6,000 staff and is the second largest employer in Portsmouth.

The Trust’s vision is to be the best hospital, provide the best care by employing the best people and to ensure our patients are the centre of all that we do. If you share the same values as Portsmouth Hospitals; Respect & Dignity, Quality of Care, Working Together and Efficiency we want you to work for us.

What are we looking for?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 6 Radiographer to join our large departmental team. All applicants must be registered with the HCPC and hold a DCR or BSc in Radiography. The successful candidate will have appropriate post-graduate experience to enable them to fulfil the job description and an extensive portfolio as evidence of CPD.

The successful candidate will work with an award-winning team (Society of Radiographers South East Region Team of the Year 2016) to participate in the departmental shift patterns which cover 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

We are a friendly and modern imaging department with state-of-the-art DR equipment throughout linked to our Sectra PACS system. We offer a wide range of experience in all aspects of Diagnostic Imaging for qualified Radiographers, including General Radiography, Fluoroscopy, Paediatrics, Trauma, limited CT, Cardiology and Interventional Radiology.

CPD is supported and encouraged by the department.

Our Location

Portsmouth is a vibrant and exciting city on the South Coast of England, with a strong Naval Heritage and excellent transport links to London, the West Country and Europe.

Closing Date: Friday 28th October 2016

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