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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/06/2022.

Assistant Practitioner

Job Reference: 163-2796E-06-22

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£22,549 to £24,882

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a ‘Good’ rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a ‘we can do this’ attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

As an employee of Barnsley Hospital, you will find that we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all, welcome applications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We take equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff really seriously, this could include flexible working, part-time, job share and remote working from home. Please talk to us during the interview process to discuss any flexibility that you may require.

We hope that you will choose to join us.



£22,549 - £24,882 per annum/pro rata (AfC Band 4)

Full time and part time hours per week – PERMANENT


Applications are invited from enthusiastic, self-motivated experienced Assistant Practitioners who want to develop their career in a busy District General Hospital.

You will be joining our large, friendly Medical Imaging Department and will find one of the most modern and innovative working environments anywhere in the NHS.

You will work as part of the team to provide a high quality, responsive diagnostic service delivering excellent patient care in line with the Trust core values. You will be expected to maintain high clinical standards.

You must have excellent communication and organisational skills, a commitment to CPD and a practical knowledge of radiation protection, legislation and health and safety requirements. A flexible approach to working will be required. Above all, patients must be at the forefront of your practice.

We welcome applications from accredited Assistant Practitioners working within a Diagnostic Medical Imaging Department.

The post will provide the opportunity to develop your clinical skills in adult and paediatric plain film, emergency and trauma radiography, CT, Nuclear Medicine and DEXA scanning.

We operate a 7-day service covered by a shift system. Our shift patterns accommodate flexible working arrangements.

We have just opened a Clinical Diagnostic Centre in the glassworks Barnsley town centre, which will incorporate Outpatient Imaging services such as Plain Film X-ray and DEXA amongst other services. This is an exciting opportunity and staff will rotate between the main site and Clinical Diagnostic Centre. 

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Beth Pharoah on 01226 435468 or e-mail

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail. Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date.  

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Please note that these charges are not applicable for roles band 5 and below.  


As from 6th April 2022 the charges will be:


Standard Check: £18.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 = deduction from salary as a one-off payment.

Enhanced Check: £38.00 + administration cost of £3.69 = £13.69 deduction from 1st months’ salary, then deduction from salary over following 3 months.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th June 2022

Interview to be held on: TBC

If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-2796E-06-22


Please refer to the attached additional document when completing your application, this will inform you about Values Based Recruitment at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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