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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/08/2020.

Senior Neuro Radiographer

Job Reference: 379-2549322-AUG20

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Neuro Imaging
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as ‘Outstanding for Caring’ by the CQC – fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national ‘Veteran Aware’ scheme and are an ERS Gold accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

Are you a keen radiographer who wants to maintain a breadth of skills whilst developing specialist knowledge in Neuro imaging to support (tertiary) services on the Brighton site? Do you want to work with in an engaging team who will support you through your professional development?

Brighton is a vibrant cosmopolitan city by the sea and with nearby easy access to the South Downs National Park. Both are within one hour of London by train.

There’s never been a better time to join BSUH. Our Trust is in the early stages of a £420 million redevelopment of the Brighton Campus. This will include a brand new Imaging department including Neuro imaging we are a modern department who strive for quality, and have been ISAS accredited since 2014. We are the regional Trauma and Stroke centre with thrombectomy and our service reflects the challenges this brings with it.

Previous experience in CT/MRI and Neuro would be ideal but is not a necessity as our training programmes are very comprehensive. Most importantly we are looking for someone with NHS experience who is eager to join our developing team and someone who is as passionate as we are about the service that we deliver.

You will be working throughout the Imaging department which includes a state of the art bi-plane angi-ography suite, three 1.5T Siemens MRI scanners, 3 CT scanners including a dedicated A&E CT and x-ray room , and a hybrid angiography room.

Following training you will implement advanced imaging techniques within this niche service, developing interventional angiography skills as you become an integral part of both the Neuro team and the wider imaging department. This will involve the team participating in advanced aneurysm and AVM treatment, and stroke management such as thrombectomy.

You will be a senior influence within the department - rotating through: Neuro-angiography, CT, MRI and acute imaging In addition to your normal core hours, participation in the out of hour’s rota is necessary. This will include some weekend and night shift work.

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:
• Work as part of a team to get the best outcomes for patients
• Are respectful, personal, honest and helpful
• Show Kindness and understanding
• Shows fairness in our decisions and actions Show excellence by always striving to be the best they can be.




For further details / informal visits contact:

Namewendy batesJob titleSuperintendent NeuroradiographerEmail addresswendy.bates1@nhs.netTelephone number01273696955 ex 62256/63455Additional contact information

Simon Mackenzie, Lead Superintendent Radiographer for Neuroimaging on 01273 696955 #62576/ email


General information for applicants

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 /448616 or by email:

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