Overview

Interventional radiographer Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham

Band 6

Main area

Interventional radiographer

Grade

Band 6

Contract

Permanent

Hours

Full time – 37.5 hours per week (on call committment)

Job ref

164-4407111

Site

NUH IR theatres cross site

Town

Nottingham

Salary

£32,306 – £39,027 per annum

Salary period

Yearly

Closing

17/08/2022 23:59

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Interventional /Cardiac radiographer to join our busy department offering a wide range of procedures for all specialities.

Main duties of the job

Previous experience in Cardiac & Interventional Radiography would be an advantage. This post is also suitable for a radiographer wishing to expand their knowledge, an extended training and induction period will be given.

We have 5 Philips IR theatres across two sites and 5 cardiology labs based at the City campus.

We support vascular and urology theatres. We provide Neuro and Vascular IR services and cover a range of procedures including Mechanical Thrombectomy, Neuro emboilisations, Chemo Emboilisations, Vascular angioplasties, FEVAR’s, PTC’s, Renal work and major trauma. Cardiology also covers procedures including primary PCI, Tavi’s, Ablations and a wide range of devices. By 2023 we hope to have redeveloped our dept and moved into brand new accommodation.

Applicants will be required to work across both sites. Our working hours are from 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday of which you will work 4 days. We have an on call service at both sites as well as one for Cardiac, in which you will be expected to participate.

Working for our organisation

Band 6 Interventional/Cardiac Radiographer

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.

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

We are expanding our department and have an exciting new position for a forward thinking experienced radiographer with an interest in Interventional Radiology/Cardiology to join our busy team.

We are a friendly team working with multiple specialties including Neuro, Vascular, Body, MSK and Cardiology. The team work across two sites in a large teaching trust.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

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.

Person specification

Training and qualification

Essential criteria

Degree/diploma in diagnostic radiography

Desirable criteria

Previous experience in the NHS

Training and qualification

Essential criteria

HCPC registered

Desirable criteria

at least 12 months post grad experience

Experience

Essential criteria

Experience of working in a busy Acute hospital

Desirable criteria

Interventional or theatre experience

Planning and organisational Skill

Essential criteria

Ability to recognise personal limitations and escalate issues when arising

Physical skills

Essential criteria

Ability to be flexible with working hours and participate in an on call rota

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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: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Company Location:  Nottingham

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