Overview

CT Radiographer Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham

Band 6

Main area

CT Radiology

Grade

Band 6

Contract

Permanent

Hours

Full time

Part time

37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)

Job ref

164-4422209

Site

Trust wide

Town

Nottingham

Salary

£32,306-£39,027 per annum

Closing

14/08/2022 23:59

Job overview

We are pleased to advertise our vacancy for CT Radiographers.

This post is suitable for a radiographer who has been qualified for 12 months and during this time has gained a broad experience in the field of radiography at a busy teaching hospital. We have 6 CT scanners across 2 sites, the QMC site also incorporates the Treatment Centre. We provide a service for Emergency care, outpatients , inpatients with Major Trauma being positioned at the QMC.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full job description and person specification documents attached to this advert.

You will be expected to deliver a quality CT service within a fast-paced environment, with a high standard of patient care and positive patient experience. Nottingham University Hospitals Radiology is a 7 day/24 hour service.

We have radiographers undertaking advanced practice in CTC’s and pulmonary nodules, as well as chest reporting we are constantly exploring radiographers working in new ways. We also have radiographers involved in research.

Successful applicants will be: highly motivated and enthusiastic; adaptable to change; team players; and have excellent communication and organisational skills. Commitment to high quality patient care is essential. You will be able to display excellent interpersonal skills with a caring, patient centred and flexible approach to work and innovation.

Working for our organisation

NUH is one of the biggest and busiest acute Trusts in England. The radiology department employs approximately 460 members of staff, seeing over 400,000 patients per year. Our CT Team has 30 Radiographers as well as Imaging Assistants and HCA support.

Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC), City Hospital and Nottingham Treatment Centre offer a wide range of clinical and regional services such as; regional neurosciences, Nottingham Children’s Hospital , an Emergency Department ( level 1 Trauma centre), cardiac and thoracic surgeries, cancer, renal, urology, and stroke services.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To undertake imaging procedures within CT.

To maintain a high standard of work and to strive for continual improvements in radiographic standards and patient care within the CT department.

To achieve high quality diagnostic images within the department using the established protocols and procedures.

To participate in the appropriate Band 6 rota system including out of hours shift and on-call duties as required by the CT Modality Manager to cover service commitments.

To assist in the triaging of workflow and patients in the area within which they are working by collaborating with colleagues to maximise departmental efficiency.

To effectively delegate tasks to members of the team to successfully manage the workload of the area within which they are working.

Person specification

Training and qualification

Essential criteria

Degree/diploma in diagnostic radiography

Desirable criteria

Cannulation trained

Training and qualification

Essential criteria

HCPC registered

Experience

Essential criteria

Wide range of radiography experience gained from within the NHS

Desirable criteria

CT Experience

Communication and relationship

Essential criteria

Good communication skills and good patient understanding

Analytical and judgement skill

Essential criteria

Ability to recognise personal limitations and escalate issues when arising

Planning and organisational sk

Essential criteria

Ability to prioritise and manage own and modality’s workload

Physical skills

Essential criteria

Ability to be flexible with working hours

Ability to work in a busy environment

Desirable criteria

Has worked a shift pattern or on call previously

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Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

Covid-19 vaccination: remains the best way to protect yourself, family, colleagues and our patients/service users from the Covid-19 virus. We continue to encourage our current and potential colleagues to get vaccinated. For helpful advice and information about the Covid-19 vaccination and how to access visit: https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/covid-19-vaccinations/

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application

Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements

ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.

Consent:
Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service – I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.

Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£41.90 for enhanced and £21.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

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Company Location:  Nottingham

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