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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/07/2020.

Radiographer Departmental Assistant - Band 3

Job Reference: 323-CSG878

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
323 Imaging
Location:
Chertsey, St. Peter's Hospital
Salary:
£20,771 - £22,199 per annum Incl. HCAS

OUR VALUES:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.


IMAGING DEPARTMENT

Radiography Department Assistant

Band 3, 37.5 hours per week


We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our friendly and busy department, working on two sites, at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals. If you are energetic, organised, have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team this may be the job for you.

This post provides an opportunity to do a variety of jobs in different areas of the department and training will be provided. The duties and responsibilities include:

¨ To work in the Imaging Department, assisting radiographers, sonographers and radiologists during non-radiographic examinations, and supporting the day to day running of the Imaging Department.

¨ Carry out assigned tasks involving direct patient care in support of the practitioner carrying out the procedure.

¨ Assisting with patient, patient reception, clinical and administration tasks.

¨ Assist patients with personal care and hygiene

¨ Rotating through all areas of Imaging, including: ultrasound, CT, fracture clinic, fluoroscopy and the main department.

¨ To assist radiographers, radiologists and nursing staff during interventional procedures in CT, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and Interventional suite where appropriate.

¨ To understand the implications of the Health and Safety at Work Act and ensure a safe working environment for patients, staff, visitors and staff according to the Trusts’ Health and Safety Policy.

¨ Participate in service improvement measures as required by departmental needs.

 

Informal visits to the department are welcome. To arrange an informal visit contact the Superintendent Radiographer on 01932 723516.




Coronavirus update

Due to the changing environment that the pandemic has brought upon us, we are continually reviewing our recruitment process on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE).

It's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the recruitment team.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend).
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.




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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