Allied Health Professionals - Diagnostic Radiographer

  • Department X-Ray Department (PRH)
  • Salary £35,392.00 – £42,618 per annum
  • Closing Date 04/12/2023
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-DGR-373
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (7 day working pattern to include weekends, evenings and bank holidays)

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated Radiographer to join our Radiology team here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust at The Princess Royal Hospital (Telford) with rotation to our state of the art Clinical Diagnostic Centre. 

The successful applicant must have a BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography or DCR and have current HCPC registration and have had previous experience training or working in an NHS Hospital.

This post is suitable for an experienced Radiographer who will be provided with the opportunity to develop their skills in our general team. The successful applicant is expected to participate in a busy general rotation, participation in the on-call rota and 7 day working.


Main duties of the job

  • To undertake X-ray examinations as an operator in accordance with IR(ME)R 2017.
  • To ‘Authorise under protocol ‘medical exposures using the Department’s IR(ME)R authorisation Protocols and own experience to ensure a safe effective X-ray service to all patients.
  • To produce a good quality diagnostic image whilst keeping the radiation dose as low as is reasonably practicable.
  • To manage a workload of patients whilst maintaining a high standard of care to all patients and staff.
  • To support and assist Band 7 Radiographers and deputise for them in their absence.
  • To comply with Trust, Departmental, Health and Safety and Data protection policies.
  • To maintain patient’s privacy and confidentiality at all times.


Working for your organisation

The Radiology Department has undergone a complete equipment replacement programme and is now fully digital with Philips C-90, Combi, Azurion Cath Lab and mobiles. This is in addition to Canon Aquillion CT scanners installed in 2019 and 2021.

All Radiographers with Post Graduate experience contribute to the training and mentorship of undergraduate students and Assistant Practitioners and the department has an excellent on site teaching environment.  The department is fully committed to role extension and has Consultant Radiographers supporting our teams into advanced practice including 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.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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