Clinical Support - Radiology Assistant

  • Department X-Ray Department
  • Salary £22,383.00 – £22,383 per annum
  • Closing Date 02/10/2023
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 2
  • Job ref 223-RAS-216
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is looking for an enthusiastic caring person who is passionate about patient care to join our team in the X-ray department at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

This post is varied and interesting with a rotation into different areas such as MRI, CT and ultrasound scanning as well as working closely with the general team and liaising with other departments.

The X-ray department operates a 24 hour service 7 days per week. duties  are 7.5 hours long (with a 30  minute break). There is some flexibility in the rostering of these as rostered days off and specific shifts can be requested in advance via the e-Roster (roster released 6 weeks in advance). Swapping of duties with colleagues once the roster has been released is also available.

The X-ray team are friendly and supportive, valuing all members. A full induction programme ensures that all new members are fully supported when joining us. 

Main duties of the job

  • Care for patients, carers, visitors, and relatives during their visit to the Department.
  • To act as chaperone in line with Trust policy.
  •  To help with the movement of patients in the examination rooms
  • To use the Radiology information system (CRIS) to record the patients Radiology episode.
  • To comply with the Trusts policies
  • To maintain associated records, both paper and electronic
  • To ensure equipment is used correctly and any faults or concerns are reported to senior staff.
  • To liaise with a wide range of staff caring for the patient- including medical staff, ward staff, staff from other department.
  • To participate in the departments out of hour’s service.
  • To assist with audit projects as required



Working for your organisation

SaTH has recently been awarded in excess of £300 million to invest in our services in order to provide sustainable patient care for the future.

The successful candidate must be able to participate in the 7 Day Working roster and be able to work as part of a large multidisciplinary team.  They must have good communication skills, be computer literate and be able to cope with an ever changing workload in order to be reactive to our patients complex needs.

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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