Allied Health Professionals - Diagnostic Radiographer - CT and MRI

  • Department X-Ray
  • Salary £31,365.00 – £37,890 per annum
  • Closing Date 16/06/2021
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-CTR-346
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated experienced Radiographer to join our very busy Radiology cross sectional team here at The Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) at Telford.  The working pattern will predominantly be 12 hour shifts with occasional 8 hour duties over a 7 day roster.

The successful applicant must have a BSc (Hon) Diagnostic Radiography or DCR, current HCPC registration and preferably post graduate experience and competence in CT and MRI. The successful applicant will be an integral part of the cross sectional team. 

Experience of working or training in an NHS hospital and a current Visa to work in the UK is essential.

This role also includes participation in the CT and MRI on-call  rosters. 

Main duties of the job

  • To carry out clinical and administrative work as a Senior member of the Radiology team
  • Carry out quality CT/ MRI imaging in line departmental protocols
  • Support the Modality Superintendent radiographers
  • Assisting in training other staff/ students
  • To provide a high quality service for patients across the department
  • Maintain cannulation skills for the administration of intravenous contrast media

Working for your organisation

Our scanners include a Siemens Magnetom Aera MRI scanner and a state of the art  Canon Azurion One Genesis CT scanner.

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, CT head and plain film reporting.

We are committed to the development of our teams, including extension into advanced practice, under the guidance of our Consultant Radiographer - striving to provide quality imaging for our patients.

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.

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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