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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/03/2021.

Diagnostic Radiographer (B5)

Job Reference: 297-2021-3277

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
297 CC Diagnostic Imaging - IR / Fluro / Cardio
£24,907 to £30,615 pa


Please note should your application be successful, we will contact you via the email address you have provided on your application form.


All references from current and previous employers will be sought and MUST cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Where possible this should be from two seperate employers. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. There are two methods of payment either directly through the online portal using a credit or debit card or through deduction from your monthly pay over a maximum of three months.

All new entrants to the NHS will be appointed on the minimum of the pay scale in line with Agenda For Change Terms & Conditions.

DIVISION Clinical Support and Screening Services

Radiology- Diagnostic Radiographer


37.5 HOURS PER WEEK/Permanent


REF: 297-2021-3277

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated radiographer to join our Interventional Radiology team. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team comprising of Radiographers, nurses, cardiac physiologists, support staff, Cardiologists and Radiologists. The ideal candidate will be driven to support the delivery of high standards of care within the all imaging modalities of within our department. The varied nature of Interventional Radiology means there is always something new and exciting to learn.

This post consists of a variety of roles including radiographic support in interventional radiology, cardiology and fluoroscopy. The role requires the post holder to support in areas of plain imaging and assist the vascular access team.

You must be a registered HCPC Diagnostic Radiographer currently practicing within the NHS, experience in IR or Cardiac services would be of benefit. Local training will be provided.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a committed professional with strong interpersonal skills to further develop their experience within a specialised clinical area. The post holder will need to have excellent organisational and communication skills to ensure they can work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team, to ensure Radiology continues to provide a high quality service to all its users.

A flexible and forward thinking approach is needed to ensure Radiology meets the challenges of the constantly developing healthcare environment, with a focus on 7 day working and working towards the Imaging Services Accreditation.

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the

role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

You are strongly encouraged to visit the department, please contact Laura Thomson on 0191 445 8757 or for more information or to arrange an informal visit

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date are to assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who may require sponsorship through the UK Border Agency to work in the UK. However, those candidates must be aware that appointment to the post may not be considered if a suitably qualified experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available and/or the post does not attract sufficient points. During the interview process, all candidates will be requested to provide appropriate original documentation to ensure their legal right to work in the UK may be verified.

Candidates who require sponsorship are strongly advised to visit the UK Border Agency website and familiarise themselves with what is required. There is a facility on this site to access the points based calculator and work through an example which should assist candidates in their understanding of the process.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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