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Rotational Radiographer, Band 6, 37.5 hour pw (CS)

Job Description

Surrey & Sussex NHS Trust

Our Trust

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, north-east West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill; a community of over 535,000 people.

At East Surrey Hospital in Redhill we provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. East Surrey Hospital is also the designated major trauma centre for Gatwick Airport.

We are one of the best performing Trusts in England:

  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has given us a good rating .
  • We are one of the safest hospitals in the country according to CQC’s intelligent monitoring
  • Our patients are likely to recommend us as we have the best Friends and Family score in the region
  • We achieved 100% for cleanliness in the latest PLACE scores
  • Our staff are among the most motivated in the country and are proud to recommend our Trust as a place to work and be treated, according to the latest staff survey. This has helped us become one of the top 100 NHS employers according to the HSJ.


Post: Rotational Radiographer

Band: Band 6

Location: Surrey and Sussex NHS Trusts

Hours: Part-Time/Full time

Pay: Depending on experience plus 5% Outer Fringe Allowance

Are you an experienced Radiographer who would like to be part of our dynamic, enthusiastic and hardworking team based at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trusts? Would you like to work in an organisation which has been voted by staff as being one of the top 20% in the country to work and receive care in? Then this is the job for you!

This is an exciting opportunity to expand your clinical expertise by applying for our Band 6 rotation which includes a combination of all general areas of radiography, including Interventional Radiology ,CT and MRI .

We are a friendly department which works across four sites. The main acute site is based at East Surrey Hospital in Redhill. There is also an x-ray service provided to the local population at Crawley Hospital in West Sussex as well as Horsham in the south and Caterham to the north.

In 2016 we have been very lucky to have had major investment in the department including the following equipment , a digital mammography unit with tomosynthesis, a dedicated breast ultrasound room including a new breast US machine. A dedicated state of the art 5 bedded Radiology Day Case Recovery and a new image intensifier for theatres. In October we will also have a 3rd CT scanner based in the Emergency Department Resusitation area. This investment also included the recruitment of new Consultant Radiologists, an increase in the number of radiographers and nursing staff. Plans are also in place to introduce an equipment replacement programme and the ISAS accreditation scheme for the future.

We are looking to recruit staff who subscribe to our core values as they are at the heart of everything we do. Our values reflect the commitment we make to the people who use our services and to each other.

At Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust we believe in investing in our staff and understand that ensuring staff satisfaction is key to delivering a high quality patient experience and safe, high quality care. Opportunities for CPD are well supported and all radiographers are also expected to contribute to the training of our students from Portsmouth University.

The Trust is at an excellent period of its history. We are one of 5 acute trusts in the country to be involved in the Virginia Mason Institute of Excellence, a ground-breaking scheme to transform patient care. This is a pilot scheme put in place by the Department of Health to deliver transformational care across the NHS. This is an exciting time to join an organization that we are extremely proud of.

To meet the demands of the service we are looking for a dynamic and motivated radiographer who is interested in helping us to ensure our service is effective and timely to our patients.

The post-holder should hold a BSc in Radiography (or equivalent); have HCPC registration, with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience preferably working in an acute setting.

Applications are welcomed from highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic radiographers who are keen to be part of a successful and developing organisation.

We would like to encourage you to contact us to discuss these exciting opportunity. For further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact Angela Eiffert on  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed )  extension 2912 or Diane McFeeters/ Rob Bunting on  ( Phone number removed )  extension 2729.

“Equality of opportunity is our policy, irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation”.

“We welcome applications that reflect our diverse local population and the communities we serve, especially those from an ethnic minority background or those with disabilities. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process”.

If you are an SpR applying for a Consultant post, please ensure you provide either your Medical Director or Clinical Director as one of your referees.

Please apply online using the link below unless directed otherwise in the advert.

Benefits include on-site car parking for staff, restaurant facilities, full educational library services, on-site nursery at East Surrey Hospital and excellent rail and bus links. We also participate in a car sharing scheme and provide lockable storage for cycles.

We are unable to obtain work permits for positions within this Trust unless otherwise specified in the advert. If you require a work permit and have one currently please note these are not transferable between NHS Trusts or other organisations.

Some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.

Unfortunately we are unable to send out regret letters to all applicants. Therefore, if you have not received a reply within 4 weeks of the closing date you will not have been shortlisted. However, this should not deter you from applying for similar positions within the Trust in the future.

We are committed to Improving Working Lives and Equal Opportunities. This Trust is a designated No Smoking site, for further information please see our No Smoking Policy.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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 Visas and Immigration department 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 the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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