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Band 5 Radiographer

Job Reference: 358-3026251-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Plain Film Radiography
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 Per annum, pro rata

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

At University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust we have a vacancy for an ambitious and enthusiastic Band 5 Diagnostic Radiographer who shares our vision of becoming the best. Come and join our diverse, forward thinking, friendly team, serving a population of over 1 million people.

Located in the centre of England UHL spans three hospital sites, employs around 14,500 staff and offers a range of acute and non-acute services, including the introduction of a brand new Children’s Hospital in 2021. Imaging regularly supports career progression in Radiographic Reporting/Advanced Practice and the other roles such as Hysterosalpinography, Vascular Access and Ultrasonography.

Based at Leicester Royal Infirmary, you will have the opportunity to rotate through our recently, purpose built, Emergency Department as well as our in-patient and out-patient departments. You will work with acute and non-acute patients, including paediatrics, as well as primary care referrals in support of specialised multidisciplinary care. There will be the opportunity to work within Theatre, Maxillo-facial department, DEXA and Vascular Access as part of your rotation. There will be a significant amount of working in CT within the Emergency Department as well as in-patients and out-patients. You can also join our award winning Forensic Radiography service offering virtual autopsy, if this is something you are interested in.

As part of a Managed Equipment Service our modalities are regularly updated and refreshed so that we stay at the forefront of imaging technology.

It is essential that you are a good communicator and team player; enthusiastic and driven and will embody our Trust values. This post is suitable for both newly qualified and experienced Radiographers. Return to Radiography applications are welcome and relocation packages are available.

As a successful applicant, you will be required to participate in the 24/7 out-of-hours roster which includes night duties, weekends and public holiday shifts and you may be expected to work across site.

Due to the nature of the interview, virtual interviews are unable to be accommodated and must be attended in person.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Malany Kalicharan - Superintendent Radiographer

0116 2520117


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.

UK Registration

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

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