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Band 5 Radiographer

Job Reference: 358-2020695-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Clinical Support & Imaging Services
Leicester General Hospital and Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£24,214.00 - £30,112.00 p

Band 5 Interventional Radiographer


This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated radiographer to join our friendly multidisciplinary team. Previous Interventional Radiology experience is not required as full training will be provided. Applications from newly qualified radiographers will be welcomed.

The University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK. It has a vision to deliver Caring at its best at 3 sites and employs over 12000 staff. Interventional Radiology provides 24/7 support for trauma, vascular, musculoskeletal, renal, Hepato-biliary, urology, oncology, obstetric and paediatric services. We work 08.30 – 17.00 Monday – Friday and participate in an on call rota which works out to 3 or 4 on calls per month. This post would involve working at Leicester General Hospital with the potential to work across site. We have a day case unit on this site and look after a variety of inpatients. Hepato-biliary and urology patients will be moving from Leicester General Hospital to a brand new department at Glenfield Hospital in 2021.

We have 3 Interventional Radiology rooms with Siemens equipment and are currently in the process of a room replacement and a refurbishment of the day case unit.

We encourage extended roles and have staff performing change of nephrostomy catheters, barium swallows, gastric band adjustment and hysterosalpingograms. We are working towards training radiographers to do sialograms, cystograms, feeding tube changes and NG tube insertion.

Leicester is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the United Kingdom and is Britain’s first environment city. It is a cosmopolitan city which embraces many cultures. It is centrally located with a good motorway, bus and rail network.



We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of 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 suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be 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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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