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Cardiology Cath Labs Rotational Radiographer

Job Reference: 234-18-CS1217-B

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Norwich
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer

The Cardiology department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is about to undergo an expansion to incorporate 4 state of the art Cardiac Catheterisation Labs. There are opportunities for Radiographers to become part of the multidisciplinary team as the unit gets ready to develop into an exciting new future.

Utilising a multi-disciplinary team the 3 current Cardiac Labs housing both Philips or Siemens equipment perform a range of elective and Inpatient procedures including coronary imaging, angioplasty and stenting, electrophysiology, and pacing procedures. The NNUH is also a regional heart attack centre for which the team provide a 24/7 Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) service.

The post also involves a rotation to our general Radiography Department which provides GP, orthopaedics, A&E, and Fluoroscopy imaging services and provides Radiology support to our 27 operating theatres using a range of image intensifiers.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is set in the heart of East Anglia. Norwich is one of the most vibrant and attractive cities in Europe. It is the perfect location to enjoy the contrasts of one of England’s most picturesque counties - from glorious open countryside, attractive coastline and the Norfolk Broads with the contrast of the vibrant historic city of Norwich. Norwich has its magnificent cathedrals, cobbled streets and is ranked in the top 10 shopping cities in the UK as well as being popular for the arts, culture, music, nightlife, and tourism.

As post holder you will be expected to provide a high quality radiography service and work as a member of the radiographic team ensuring that high professional standards are maintained at all times.As post holder you will be expected to:

    1. To assist and support the senior radiographer in charge of the work area and take part in the Band 6 rotation throughout the department, specialising in Cardiac Cath Lab imaging.
    1. To maintain a high standard of patient care and professionalism, adhering to Trust Policies and Procedures at all times. To be aware of and comply with the current legislation relating to Health and Safety and Radiation Protection legislation.
    1. Commitment to On-call, Shift work, extended day, Out of hours work and Bank Holidays as required. This includes management of the working area, prioritising and organising referrals, to achieve the highest quality radiography.
    1. To be willing to undertake further training in both clinical and managerial areas after consultation and discussion with the Service Manager. To take part in any audit and research projects being undertaken within the directorate.
    1. To be involved with the training and induction of other staff, students and trainees as required and to take part in the appraisal scheme of the Directorate including performing appraisals.

To care for patient’s needs, attend to their welfare and ensure utilisation of the appropriate imaging techniques according to patient presentation and Department protocols. Strive to achieve and promote “quality” in all aspects of the Radiology service and to behave in an ambassadorial role towards staff from other directorates or the general public.

7 day working with evening, weekend and bank holiday shifts including on call.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Open for applications: 5th February 2019

Close for applications: 17th February 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Therese Kingswell (Lead), Corinne James or Emily Skuse - Senior Radiographers

Tel: 01603 286286 Ext: 2076


The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.

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.

UK Registration

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

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