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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/10/2020.

Band 6 Cath Lab Radiographer

Job Reference: 358-2430846-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Clinical Support and Imaging
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

University Hospitals of Leicester has a vision to deliver Caring at its Best and aims to provide effective care with ever improving outcomes.

If you are a committed professional radiographer that shares our vision for high class patient care; then come and join our friendly team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join the Radiography team in the Cardiac Catheter Suite at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, based on the Glenfield Hospital site, which is situated three miles North West of Leicester city centre with easy access to the M1 motorway.

The cardiac suite consists of 6 state of the art fluoroscopy theatres including a biplane paediatric lab and a hybrid theatre. The Glenfield Hospital is one of the largest tertiary cardiac centres within the UK and carries out a wide range of cardiac procedures both in adults and paediatrics, including electrophysiology studies and various device implants. The department also provides a regional service for primary PCI. Glenfield Hospital has always been at the forefront of new cardiac techniques and was the first cardiac centre to perform the TAVI (Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implant) procedure in the UK. The cardiac cath lab department are regularly involved in research and new procedure trials and host several annual live courses. This is an excellent opportunity to become highly skilled within this speciality and presents future opportunities with other vascular work following a transfer of services.

Full and part time hours considered. Participation in on call roster is essential, and participation in 24/7 working will be required, including bank and public holidays.

Experience in cardiac angiography is desirable but not essential as a full training programme is in place . Consideration will be given to a band 5 development post.

Successful applicants should be able to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and be keen to develop.

Applicants must be HCPC registered prior to a face to face interview. Skype interviews are not accommodated.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDeborah SmithJob titleSuperintendent RadiographerEmail addressdeborah.smith@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number0116 2563793Additional contact information

Superintendent Radiographer Deborah Smith on 0116 256 3793 or email

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.

Face to face interviews only.

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 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. As 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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