Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation? If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly, supportive team. We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible, highly motivated, and experienced Radiographers to join our busy Radiology team here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The successful applicants must have a BSc (Hon) Diagnostic Radiography or DCR and have current HCPC registration.
This post would be suitable for newly qualified or experienced Radiographers who would be provided with the opportunity to develop their skills. The successful applicant would be expected to participate in a busy general rotation including cross sectional imaging, participation in the on-call rota and 7 day working. Full time and part time hours are available.
You must have experience of working or training in an NHS hospital and be eligible to work in the UK.
Main duties of the job
Carry out quality x-ray imaging in line with departmental protocols
Undertake theatre and mobile x-ray procedures
Participate in the on call and out-of-hours x-ray service
Assist in training students and apprentices
To provide a high-quality service for patients across the department
Undertake CT brain and cervical spine scans to support the on-call service
To carry out clinical and administrative work as a member of the Radiology team
Working for our organisation
We have recently undergone a £7 million equipment upgrade within our Radiology departments with 2 new Philips Azurion, 2 replacement general fluoroscopy rooms, 8 general x-ray rooms and 4 mobiles. In addition, the department is about to open a brand-new imaging suite with Siemens CT and MRI scanners.
The successful applicants will be an integral part of the general x-ray team and will be based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital site.
All Radiographers with more than 1 year post graduate experience contribute to the training and mentorship of undergraduate students and the department has an excellent on-site teaching environment. The department is fully committed to role extension and has practicing Radiographers undertaking Ultrasound, Barium Swallows, CT Colonoscopies and plain film reporting.
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of acute medical care for half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid-Wales and has been awarded over £300 million to invest in our hospitals. Shropshire is the largest inland county in the UK with Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, World Heritage sites and access to Mid Wales and the Welsh coast. There are good schools, amazingly affordable housing and a wide range of leisure pursuits.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
BSc Hon Diagnostic Radiography/ DCR
Experience working in general radiography during training or in previous position
Experience in out of hours working during training
Training in CT Head scanning
Experience or training in an NHS Hospital
Able to participate in clinical work in most areas of the dept.
Able to assess how to communicate with people with difficulties
Capable of using PACS and the Radiology Information System