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Senior Radiographer

Job Reference: 175-2122-1-RAD2816

Employer:
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Radiography
Location:
Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital, treating around 50,000 patients each year. We are located in a new, purpose-built hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

Founded as a tuberculosis colony in 1918, Royal Papworth Hospital has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation. Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital now performs more heart, heart-lung and lung transplants each year than any other UK centre.

In addition to transplantation, Royal Papworth Hospital has the UK’s largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC) and is one of five UK centres providing Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) to patients experiencing severe respiratory failure. It is also the only centre in the UK for a number of specialist services including Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA).

In October 2019, we became the first trust to be rated ‘outstanding’ in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led). We are committed to providing a positive, supportive experience for all of our staff.

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RADIOLOGY

SENIOR RADIOGRAPHER

Salary Scale – Band 6 - £32,306 – £39,027

Full time: 37.5 hours

An opportunity has arisen for experienced cardio-thoracic radiographers to join our expanding team.

The post holder will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide an excellent service to our patients and stakeholders. You should be flexible, organised and possess a friendly and professional manner.

The post holder will be expected to rotate through a minimum of two specialist modalities (plus X-ray), including CT and cardiac catheter laboratories. Experience in CT, stress testing examinations and interventional procedures would be an advantage.

You must be able to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team and taking part in the shift and on-call roster is an essential part of this role.

If you are a dynamic, enthusiastic radiographer who wants to gain experience in cardiothoracic imaging from a team of experienced radiographic experts then come and join our highly motivated, friendly team.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact: Emma Mercer, Radiology Operations Manager on 01223 638717.

 

Closing date: 26 September 2021

Interview date: 6 October 2021

 




** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, career progression opportunities, flexible working

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.


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