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Radiology Department Assistant

Job Reference: 358-1875005-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Coalville / Hinckley
£17,652 to £19,020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Radiology Department Assistant to be based at the Coalville Community Hospital and the Hinckley and District Hospital Radiology departments. The post will be based in Imaging and will include duties such as;

  • Basic clerical and reception duties including using Radiology computer systems
  • Carrying out duties involving patient care and welfare. This will include assisting the Radiology team where appropriate
  • To assist patients prior to, during, and after the examination including being able to give the patient a basic explanation of procedures
  • Assist in the safe discharge of the patient from the department
  • Ensure accuracy of patient and examination details
  • Assist in the cleaning and preparation of the room prior to and post procedure
  • Liaise with other departments and wards to ensure effective communication
  • Ensure mandatory training is up to date and remain updated with new developments and policies

The normal working hours will be 0830 - 1700 with weekend and bank holiday working. There will also be a need for some cross-site working across the other Community sites.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, incorporating Leicester General Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital. The Trust is made up of more than 12,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The post-holder will be expected to deliver a high quality, effective and efficient radiographic service to the highest professional standards, as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Successful applicants will be highly motivated and enthusiastic. They will be adaptable to change, have excellent communication and organizational skills. The successful candidate will need to be commitment to high quality patient care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Naomi Lester

01509 564296/ 07961 109214

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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