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Band 5 Diagnostic Radiographer

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Plain Film Imaging
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (would consider part time hours as discussed in interview / with line manager)
Job ref
205-3689407
Site
Royal Stoke Hospital
Town
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (pro rata)
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
24/01/2022 08:00
Interview date
07/02/2022

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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Job overview

Are you a Student Diagnostic Radiographer who is due to qualify in 2022 or a Qualified Radiographer looking for a new challenge?

We’re offering fantastic opportunities for qualified Radiographers looking for a new challenge or final year Student Radiographers to secure a permanent Band 5 post in the Imaging Directorate at the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) on the General Modality Team.

As a member of the General Modality team you will be joining a team of approximately 60 band 5/6 Radiographers, 8 Assistant Practitioners, and 15 Imaging Department Assistants working at the Royal Stoke site. The team are friendly and welcoming to those that are new to the area and have a great social network.

We have 10 x-ray rooms; predominantly DR with an equipment replacement programme in place to move to being fully DR. Additionally we have 9 Image Intensifiers to support the busy workload in the operating theatres. You will rotate through all General Modality areas including in-patients, out-patients, MSK, theatres, mobiles, fluoroscopy. You will participate in the Red Dot system and you will be contributing to a 24/7 roster with enhancements for duties worked out of hours that boost your salary.

Main duties of the job

Successful applicants will have access to bespoke support from one of our qualified and experienced Radiographers who will be a dedicated mentor and will support your transition from student to qualified practitioner or help you settle into a new role as a qualified Radiographer, including an in-depth induction to working at the Trust followed by a dedicated in-depth preceptorship program.

At UHNM Imaging we pride ourselves in the breadth of our clinical workload and expertise. Our involvement in research is both established and growing, with the support of dedicated Research Radiographers. As a newly qualified Radiographer, our Band 5 role will offer you the chance to consolidate your knowledge and skills whilst gaining extensive experience within our large Imaging Department.

The UHNM Trust prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career and life skills. The imaging directorate is committed to offering you support and opportunities for your own development to prepare you for future opportunities.

Full time and part time applications will be considered.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Danielle Woolliscroft (see contact details)  

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • BSC Diagnostic Radiographer
  • HCPC registration
Desirable criteria
  • In house training

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Recent Clinical Experience in a Busy UK Imaging NHS environment
  • Experience in Trauma and Theatre Imaging
  • Practical Experience of CR/DR Radiography
  • Experience of QA monitoring.
  • RIS/ PACs
Desirable criteria
  • Adverse incident reporting
  • Red dot

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Work under pressure
  • IRMER/IRR
  • ability to organise and prioritise
Desirable criteria
  • Audit participation

Other

Essential criteria
  • participate in 24/7 service.
  • proficient in English communicative language
  • wear lead for long periods of time
Desirable criteria
  • working in a multidisciplinary team
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Danielle Woolliscroft
Job title
Band 7 General Imaging Modality Team Leader
Email address
danielle.woolliscroft@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01782 676589