Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.
We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.
We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.
We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.
WALSALL HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST
MANOR HOSPITAL - IMAGING SERVICES
Full time post 37½ hours per week
Pay Scale: AfC Payband 6
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest employers in the local area with over 3,000 staff. The Trust supports Flexible Working Arrangements and Race Equality. We have a commitment to education, training and staff development.
Applications are invited for the post of Band 6 CT Radiographer. Come and join our friendly and dedicated team of CT Radiographers. We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated Radiographer who would like to develop their cross sectional skills as a CT radiographer.
The CT department consists of two GE Lightspeed 64 slice scanners, one housed in the outpatient treatment centre and the other sited to support inpatients and the Accident and Emergency unit.
You will be trained to a high level of expertise to help provide a CT service which covers a breadth of clinical workload, including high quality imaging for trauma, stroke , MSK, Vascular, Interventional, and Body.
You will possess a BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent qualification and should be registered with the Health Professions Council.
The successful candidate will have proven postgraduate experience, and the ability to work within a versatile team whilst also being able to use their own initiative and work independently. You should have the desire to teach others, have good organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and effectively liaise with other departments.
The clinical team is supported by a team of Imaging Department Assistants who play a key role in helping to ensure that the busy CT service is provided in a safe and efficient manner.
Following a consultation process to move to 7 day working you will be required to work a range of shift patterns to include evenings and weekends and also to participate in the CT On Call service.
For further information or to visit the department please contact Vanessa Palmer Superintendent Radiographer on ( Phone number removed ) or Jeanette Dadds CT Lead Radiographer ext 6616
We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans we are recruiting to a number of clinical and non-clinical vacancies across the trust.
** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position.*
IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.
Please review the attached Job description and person specification carefully before applying to ensure that you meet the essential job requirements.
Candidates should be aware that, regardless of country of origin, their ability to communicate in written and spoken English to the standard required to carry out the post, will be assessed during the selection process.
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If a large number of applicants meet the essential criteria then random selection will be applied.
We are committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible and committed to equal opportunities.
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