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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/01/2021.

Radiology Support Worker

Job Reference: 210-COCH-20-882

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester
£18,005 - £19,337 pa

At the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust we pride ourselves on not only leading through clinical excellence, but also by creating an environment where all staff are valued and appreciated. The Trust has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality patient care and is nationally accredited at the highest levels in many areas, in particular clinical outcomes and patient safety.

Our Vision for the Trust is to deliver NHS care locally that makes our staff and our community proud. We want our patients to be assured they will receive care as rapidly as possible in a first-class environment that is Safe, Kind and Effective.

Our High Performance Culture will support everyone to be the best version of themselves by being true to our Trust vision, values and behaviors.

Radiology Support Worker

Working pattern: 37.5 Hours permanent including evening and weekend shifts

Who Our Opportunity is for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with sincere interest in joining a dynamic and friendly radiology team.

You will be expected to work within a very diverse radiology department and learn a broad set of skills to assist radiographers, ultrasonographers and radiologists in all areas of the department to ensure the efficient running of a very busy department.

You must be of a very caring disposition to support every patient within the radiology department to ensure they have the most rewarding experience whilst in our care.

Ensure patient confidentiality and dignity are preserved at all times.

Maintain an understanding of manual handling, infection control, Health and Safety and Fire regulations.

To carry out clerical and administrative duties within the department.

Ensure a neat appearance at all time, wearing appropriate staff uniform and protective clothing suitable to the task as per departmental policy.

You will be encouraged to attend staff meetings.

Be prepared to share extra working opportunities during evenings and weekend shifts.

What this Opportunity means:

You will be expected to work closely with radiographers, ultrasonographers, doctors and clerical staff. The role is both varied and interesting with a high level of direct patient contact. If you have a keen interest in health care the position of Radiology Support Worker shall offer a great opportunity to develop your skills and become part of a very professional and dynamic radiology team.

You will be contracted to work weekend hours

On appointment, you will be expected to complete a 1 day Trust induction followed by a three-month departmental induction to support your introduction to your new role which shall also, more broadly, assist you to settle into the department and the Countess of Chester NHS Trust.

We try hard to create a friendly and supportive working environment that encourages both personal and professional development.

Competitive Salary, with incremental pay progression

Excellent holiday entitlements 27 days + bank holidays rising to 33 after 10 years’ service (pro rata)

Competitive pension scheme

Staff support, health and wellbeing opportunities & other employee benefits

Your Application:

Please specify what qualifications you have.

You will be expected to take part in the department out of hours working which will include both evening and contracted weekend work.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAlison MillerJob titleDeputy radiology servoices managerEmail addressalison.miller3@nhs.netTelephone numberext 6260

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust consists of a 600 bedded large district General Hospital, which provides its services on the Countess of Chester Health Park, and a 64 bedded Intermediate Care Service at Ellesmere Port Hospital. The Trust has almost 4,000 staff and provides a range of medical services to more than 445,000 patients per year from areas covering Western Cheshire, Ellesmere Port, Neston and North Wales.

If subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975, then a disclosure submission will be made to the Disclosure & Barring service (formerly CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. The cost of the DBS application is £28 (standard) or £45 (enhanced), this cost will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

The Trust will not fund applications for Work Permits and Further Leave to Remain. Those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome & will be considered alongside all other applicants. However non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available, as the Trust is unlikely in this circumstance to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website

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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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