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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/08/2021.

Imaging Assistant, Breast Unit

Job Reference: 259-3326331GCS-A

Barts Health NHS Trust
Breast Imaging Symptomatic
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
£24,210 - £25,615 per annum inc

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Job Advertisement for Imaging Assistant, Band 3, Breast Imaging, SBH

Due to the nature of this unit, the post holder must be female. This provision applies under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, section 7 (2)(B) in relation to a genuine occupational qualification.

This is a full time Imaging Assistant role

We are looking for a motivated, flexible, hardworking and caring Imaging Assistant to join the team in Breast Imaging at Barts Health.

You will be based at St Bartholomew’s but will also work in the Breast Imaging Unit at Whipps Cross Hospital and at Newham University Hospital.

The central part of this role is providing the highest quality care for the women referred to our service. You will do this by assisting the Radiographers and Radiologists with a range of x-ray and ultrasound procedures; by providing clerical and reception support; by maintaining up to date and accurate records; by communicating well and by working as a team.

You should be caring and compassionate with good interpersonal skills. It is in the nature of the work that our patients are often upset and anxious when they come to us – you will need to give explanations and instructions in a way that is understood and is also friendly and welcoming. You will need to be organised and work to a strict methodology; be able to follow procedure but also capable of thinking on your feet and making your own decisions. You should be good at starting jobs and seeing them through to completion.

Previous experience in healthcare in a similar setting will be essential; of dealing with patients on a face-to-face basis in a clinical role, of Infection Control practices. Prior experience of receptionist duties and knowledge of clerical practices would also be an advantage.

Please note – this is a clinical role with an admin element, not an admin role

For further details / informal visits contact:


For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please call Liz Mazura, Superintendent Radiographer, on 020 3465 7117 or Joanne Francis on 020 3465 6630.


We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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