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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/05/2021.

Radiology Department Assistant

Job Reference: 358-3087559-CSI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Radiology
Location:
Loughborough, Loughborough
Salary:
£18,005 - £19,337 Per annum pro rata

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Full time Radiology Department Assistant to be predominantly based at the Loughborough Hospital Radiology department. The post will be based in Imaging and will include duties such as;

  • Basic clerical and reception duties including using Radiology computer systems
  • Carrying out duties involving patient care and welfare. This will include assisting the Radiology team where appropriate
  • To assist patients prior to, during, and after the examination including being able to give the patient a basic explanation of procedures
  • Assist in the safe discharge of the patient from the department
  • Ensure accuracy of patient and examination details
  • Assist in the cleaning and preparation of the room prior to and post procedure
  • Liaise with other departments and wards to ensure effective communication
  • Ensure mandatory training is up to date and remain updated with new developments and policies

The normal working hours will be 0830 - 1700 with weekend and bank holiday working. There will also be a need for some cross-site working across the other Community sites, therefore own transport is essential.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, incorporating Leicester General Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital. The Trust is made up of more than 12,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The post-holder will be expected to deliver a high quality, effective and efficient radiographic service to the highest professional standards, as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Successful applicants will be highly motivated and enthusiastic. They will be adaptable to change, have excellent communication and organizational skills. The successful candidate will need to be commitment to high quality patient care.

 

Please note that this vacancy will close as soon as sufficient number of applications are received. If you are interested in this post we advise that you apply as soon as possible.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kajal Thakrar - Senior Radiographer Team Lead

kajal.thakrar@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

01509 564288




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 (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.


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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