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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/02/2022.

Senior Radiographer (Diagnostic)

Job Reference: 348-SW-819B

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Lymington Radiology
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced professional to extend their skills and experience as an integral member of the senior radiography team, based primarily at Lymington New Forest Hospital (LNFH) and rotating to work in the community sites at Romsey and Hythe.


The successful candidate should be competent/proactive and confident in radiography and be of kind and caring personality to join our friendly team.

They must have a sound knowledge of plain radiographic techniques and have worked in the NHS.


The main job purpose is day-to-day management of the X-ray and Fluoroscopy services, ensuring an efficient, safe, high quality, patient focused service. Our Radiology service is regarded highly by patients and referring clinicians.


A commitment to the Radiology “Out of Hours” service is essential


LNFH is a busy, community hospital with an Urgent Treatment Centre, situated just outside the attractive Hampshire town of Lymington, situated on the south coast - well known for its sailing facilities and the New Forest National Park. It is in proximity to both Southampton and Bournemouth with good road, rail and air links. We work closely with the acute Trusts of Winchester, Southampton and Bournemouth.


There is free on-site hospital parking for staff. The department is located on the ground floor with windows overlooking the forest wildlife. The department has a comfortable, bright staff room and has the option of outdoor seating during the summer months.


We have a completely digital radiology department - the facilities include general x-ray suites, a C-arm fluoroscopy suite, mobile image intensifier for use in operating theatres, DXA scanning suite and Ultrasound suites. In addition, we are very lucky to have new “state of the art” Siemens Altea 1.5T MRI scanner and a Canon Genesis CT scanner.


The department supports extended role in most modalities and is dedicated to career progression within service needs.


For further information and to arrange a visit, please feel welcome to come and have a look around,

Contact: Paul Parker or Katie Marston on 01590 663114

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

COVID-19 vaccine remains the best way to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues, and patients from the virus, we therefore encourage applicants to become fully vaccinated. We ask for vaccination status as part of pre employment checks although COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment.

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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