Band 6 Night Radiographer

Band 6

Main area
Diagnostic and Clinical Support
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
435-Q091-18-C
Site
ELHT
Town
East Lancashire
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
Closing
29/05/2018 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Band 6 Night Radiographer

37.5 hours per week Fixed Term Contract for 9 months – 1 Post

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Radiographer with substantial experience in general radiography to join our friendly multi-disciplinary team working within Radiology at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.

 

The main duties include ensuring the provision a high quality responsive diagnostic radiographic service at night, including CT scanning, whilst maintaining a high standard of patient care.

 

The post holder will have responsibility for the organisation of staff and workflow at night, recognising the global needs of both the department and service provided. They will provide leadership, knowledge and guidance for the out of hours Radiology Team both at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and Burnley General Teaching Hospital.

 

Applicants will be expected to use their own initiative and be capable of making decisions in unpredictable circumstances. Whilst ensuring the delivery of a high quality patient focussed service, the post holder will manage a team of Radiographers, Assistant Practitioners and Radiographic Assistants.

 

Our staff are friendly, supportive and dedicated professionals who will make you feel very welcome. The service is committed to encouraging staff to widen their scope of practice, with continuous professional development also actively encouraged and supported by expert clinical leads.

A BSc in Radiography or the DCRR equivalent and HCPC full registration is essential for the post along with an outstanding knowledge of general radiography and proven leadership skills. CT training will be provided if required.

 

This is a demanding role where excellent technical expertise in all aspects is required to ensure the delivery of a high quality, efficient and professional service. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills with an ability to demonstrate commitment to the development of our services.

 

Candidates will be expected to participate in our 7 day working shift rota which includes working some Bank Holidays.

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust we have a clear vision to be the leading provider of imaging services across East Lancashire, delivering the highest standards and providing safe, personal and effective care to all our patients.

This post is based at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, but the post holder may also be required to work anywhere within the East Lancashire Trust.

 

If you would like any further information, an informal chat or would like to visit the department, please contact Naomi Hodgkinson, Lead Interventional Radiographer on  01254 734278 naomi.hodgkinson@elht.nhs.uk or Lyndsay Couch, Clinical Services Manager on 01254 735209 lyndsay.couch@elht.nhs.uk.

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Lyndsay Couch

01254 735209

lyndsay.couch@elht.nhs.uk

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