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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/06/2022.

Diagnostic Radiographer Apprentice

Job Reference: 415-J22-316

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
Please see below advert text

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the Radiology Team as a Diagnostic Radiographer Apprentice via the MSc route.

You will be paid at band 3 for the first two years, band 4 for the third year and will be band 5 on completion.

Band 3 - £20,330 - £21,777 (If you are internal you will remain on your current pay point)

Band 4 - £22,549

On Completion Band 5 - £ 25,655


The training will involve a 2 year programme with the University of Exeter whilst completing all practical aspects with us at NDDH as our employee; on completion you will hold a MSc degree in Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging and will qualify as a band 5 radiographer.

The post holder will need to have knowledge of working within the healthcare environment, they will demonstrate organisation, initiative and flexible-thinking, an ability to learn and work in a team, and enjoy a challenge. You must also be able to work a typical roster pattern including out of hours shifts and weekends.

The post holder must be willing and able to undertake the necessary training required to complete the course. This is a fast track entry route completing the course in 2 years instead of 3 and so there will be a lot of training and study at Masters level.

You will be required to have:

  • A Batchelor degree in either Science (BSc) or Engineering (BEng) at a 2:1 grade or above
  • IT skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be compliant with all mandatory training requirements
  • Be able to commit to fully attending the academic blocks (1 block of 3-5 days per annum plus odd extra days) and modules required

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Gill Kite, Superintendent Radiographer ( or Julian Fuery, Principal Radiographer (

Closing Date: 3rd June 2022

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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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