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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/11/2020.

Senior Radiographer

Job Reference: 218-LH-AHP-B6-2628458-B

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Senior Radiographer (Rotational)
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire, Coventry
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK with sites in both Coventry and Rugby and rated as GOOD by the Care Quality Commission (CGC).

We are committed to delivering world class service and have established and embedded the UHCW Improvement (UHCWi) System in partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle focusing on putting the patient first through the use of lean management systems and methodologies. We are linked to the top class universities of both Warwick and Coventry.

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) is a large 1,400 bed teaching and major trauma centre. The Trust has 2 main hospital sites, University Hospital in Coventry and Hospital of St Cross in Rugby; and also provides a service for The City of Coventry Health Centre. Between them we care for over 1,000,000 people from across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. We are one of the largest and busiest NHS teaching trusts in the country.

As a Trust we combine a number of key roles:

  • District general hospital services for Coventry and Rugby, our local population.
  • Tertiary centre for Coventry and Warwickshire, providing complex specialist services for the sector and beyond.
  • Provider of innovative and leading-edge clinical services to Coventry and Warwickshire.
  • The clinical base for The University of Warwick Medical School.

University Hospital of Coventry and Warwick is a large PFI hospital which ensures a guaranteed equipment replacement programme. Consequently all the imaging equipment is replaced with top range systems on a regular basis resulting in a very modern department.

Services provided:

  • Plain x-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Gastrointestinal studies
  • Neuroradiology
  • Head & neck
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Genitourinary
  • Cardio-thoracic
  • Interventional radiology (vascular and non-vascular)
  • Paediatric
  • Emergency & Trauma Imaging

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced and innovative radiographer to join our multi-professional team, with a reputation for achieving clinical excellence. The successful candidate will participate in a rota throughout the areas including General, Theatre, ED and Fluoroscopy Intervention.

You will join a dedicated and enthusiastic multidisciplinary team and have responsibility for the timely, efficient and cost effective front line management of the area you are allocated to. You will be directly responsible to the Band 7 Modality Lead Radiographer of the area you are working in. We encourage enthusiastic and motivated people, who wish to develop their team leadership qualities to apply.

The successful candidate will develop to become a strong team Leader within a robust induction and competency based programme, with access to a dedicated ‘buddy and mentorship programme'.

The department has a full history for development of staff towards Advanced Clinical Practice; and has on-going training programmes in Ultrasound & Plain Film Reporting. The department also has Advanced Practitioners in Fluoroscopy-Upper GI reporting and CT Neuro.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in an on-call rotation for fluoroscopy Intervention as well as shift patterns to support the ED department.

The interventional department houses 2 main IR suites and 2 barium fluoroscopy rooms. A major Interventional Suite re-design within the main radiology department has been completed this year which provides four theatre specified intervention rooms with full capability for general anaesthesia. A seven bedded area is incorporated in the department for elective/emergency pre & post procedure patient care and day case facilities.



Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Navninder Gill

Lead Radiographer - General X-Ray


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be contacted by the Resourcing Department via email. Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the stated closing date for the post, please assume that you have not been successful with that specific application.

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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