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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2020.

Band 5 Radiographer

Job Reference: 358-2336195-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Interventional Radiology
Glenfield Hospital and Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 Per annum

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. There is a great deal of one to one patient contact. You will therefore have the opportunity to build a unique relationship with your patient and make a profound difference to their lives.

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 Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital. We have a day case unit at each 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 a state of the art Siemens Artis Zeego hybrid theatre at Glenfield. We have a close working relationship with the vascular surgical team. The Leicester Vascular Surgery Unit is one of the top performing centres in the UK. The successful Vascular Limb Salvage Clinic offers faster, more efficient diagnosis and treatment in the hope of preventing limb loss. Interventional Radiology is an integral part of the service.

We encourage extended roles and have staff performing change of nephrostomy catheters, barium swallows and hysterosalpingograms. We are working towards training radiographers to do 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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo Carlton, Superintendent Radiographer.

0116 258 6125 or 0116 258 3737

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.

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

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