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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/11/2019.

Advanced Practitioner Radiographer

Job Reference: 265-1994424

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Advanced Practitioner
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton
£37,570 to £43,772 per an

At Northampton General Hospital we provide general acute services and hyper-acute stroke, vascular and renal services to people living in Northamptonshire. As well as this we are an accredited cancer centre and provide cancer services to a wider population of Northamptonshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

We are proud to be the first hospital in the UK to have obtained Pathway to Excellence® designated accreditation from the American nurses credentialing centre (ANCC).

We celebrate staff achievements and value the importance of working as one big team. That’s why we talk about TeamNGH. It’s all about working together to provide the best possible care for our patients and supporting each other to grow and develop our skills. We are driven to helping you to be the best you can be.

Apply today and join the largest family in Northamptonshire.

Location: Forrest Centre, Northampton General Hospital Advanced Practitioner Radiographer- Image Interpretation (Part time 30 hours)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Practitioner Mammographer to join the Breast Imaging Team at Northampton General Hospital.

The successful candidate should hold a post graduate qualification in Breast Image Interpretation.

The service supports a breast screening population of @60,000 women in Central and West Northamptonshire, and provides a symptomatic service for the county. This is provided by a static unit with 2 mammography units and 2 ultrasound rooms, and 2 mobile screening units. Assessment and symptomatic appointments are offered at the Forrest centre, Northampton General Hospital.

We are currently undergoing a procurement programme and expect to have completed installation of brand new digital mammography units with Tomosynthesis and Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography capabilities in the very near future. We use digital biopsy equipment with tomo biopsy capability and have a Bard EnCor Enspire vacuum biopsy system.

The Advanced Practice Radiographer will be expected to provide expert clinical practice, working within the multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive high quality and timely care and treatment.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly qualified individual to join our specialist team.

There is a requirement for the successful applicant to participate in the screening programme and therefore you will need a full driving licence and use of a car when working on the outlying mobile units.

This post is subject to the Sex Discrimination Act (1975) and only female applicants will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lorraine Warden, Programme Manager, or Amanda Botting, Superintendent Radiographer.

Lorraine Warden – Tel: 01604 544684

Amanda Botting – Tel: 01604 544684


To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Northampton General Hospital to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust recognises that staff of differing backgrounds and life experiences enrich our workforce and bring different skills and knowledge. We therefore encourage and welcome applications for our vacancies from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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