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Cath Lab Radiographer

Job Reference: 358-3304740-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cath Lab Radiographer
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

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

University Hospitals of Leicester has a vision to deliver Caring at its Best and aims to provide effective care with ever improving outcomes.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Radiography team in the Cardiac Catheter Suite at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, based on the Glenfield Hospital site, which is situated three miles North West of Leicester city centre with easy access to the M1 motorway.

The Glenfield Hospital is one of the largest tertiary cardiac centres within the UK and carries out a wide range of cardiac procedures both in adults and paediatrics, including electrophysiology studies and various device implants. The department also provides a regional service for primary PCI.

Glenfield Hospital has always been at the forefront of new cardiac techniques and was the first cardiac centre to perform the TAVI (Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implant) procedure in the UK. The cardiac cath lab department are regularly involved in research and new procedure trials and host several annual live courses. This is an excellent opportunity to become highly skilled within this speciality and presents future opportunities with other vascular work following a transfer of services. If you are a committed professional radiographer who shares our vision for high quality patient care then this is the chance for you to join our friendly cath lab team.

The cardiac suite consists of 6 cath labs including a biplane lab and a hybrid theatre. Routine lists are held Monday - Saturday with an emergency on call service. Full and part time hours will be considered. Participation in on call roster is essential with participation in 24/7 working, including bank and public holidays.

Experience in cardiac angiography is desirable but not essential as a full training programme is in place . Consideration will be given to a band 5 development post.

Successful applicants should be able to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and have a keen interest in this specialty.

Applicants must be HCPC registered prior to a face to face interview. Skype interviews are not accommodated.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Deborah Smith

Job title: Superintendent Radiographer

Email address:

Telephone number: 0116 2563793

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit please email Deborah Smith using the address provided.

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 (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.

UK Registration

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

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