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CT Radiographer - WGH Radiology

NHS AfC :Band 6

Main area
Radiology
Grade
NHS AfC :Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week, to be worked as 3 x 12.5 hour days, including weekends and Bank Holidays)
Job ref
331-K9993221
Site
Westmorland General Hospital
Town
Kendal
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum/pro rata
Closing
03/03/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.


Job overview

We are now looking for enthusiastic Radiographers to join our friendly team to undertake a variety of CT examinations, adhering to best practice of radiographic technique. Working within the CT department at WGH provides excellent opportunities to gain experience
in a wide range of CT imaging procedures including, MSK, neurological, vascular, and oncology. The department will be equipped with one GE 128slice scanner

Main duties of the job

The Radiology department at Westmorland General carries out a full range of investigations,
including General work, U/S, Fluoroscopy and Bone density Imaging, supporting our busy Urgent Treatment centre, Out-patients, In-patients and Theatres.  We are setting up a new CT service on the site.
We are equipped with SECTRA PACS and RIS.

The shift pattern would involve working 12.5 hour shifts including weekends and Bank holidays on rotation. Currently there is no night working.

There are currently 6 available posts:

5x Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week

1x Part Time 22.5 Hours Per Week

Working for our organisation

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

We will consider applications from radiographers with no CT experience, as training can be provided, but this would be on one of our two acute sites at Barrow and Lancaster.

The postholder may be expected to cover shifts at Furness General Hospital in Barrow, or Royal Lancaster Infirmary in Lancaster.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

What skills and experience are we looking for?
 BSc Radiography or equivalent
 Valid Radiographer registration of the HCPC
 Previous experience of CT scanning and to have successfully
completed training to undertake IV cannulation desirable but not essential as
training will be provided.
 Expertise to ensure the appropriate triage, booking and examination of
patients.
 A high level of professionalism and technical standard of work, complying
with relevant Codes of Practice.
 Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team

 

 

Person specification

Education and qualifications

Essential criteria
  • DCR or BSc Radiography
  • Current HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Experience of working in NHS Radiology Department

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience in a wide range of CT procedures with a range of equipment
Desirable criteria
  • Mentoring students
  • Assisting in the mentoring of newly qualified and junior staff.
  • Experience in cannulation and injection of IV contrast
  • Specialist extended roles in CT

Skills, ability and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Effective communicator, verbally and written
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience of team working

Personal qualities

Essential criteria
  • Ability to organise
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Highly motivated
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship hereWork in the UK. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found hereCriminal records checks for overseas applicants. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Kirsty Thompson
Job title
Lead CT Radiographer FGH
Email address
kirsty.thompson@mbht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01229 491080