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Radiographer - Band 5

Job Reference: 318-19-X3198GW

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Diagnostic Imaging
Gloucester / Cheltenham
£23,023 to £29,608 pa

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

Would you like to join a team of exceptional, forward thinking and supportive professionals? Are you looking for excellent career prospects in a progressive environment with new equipment? Are you patient centred in your approach to work and do you strive to provide top quality images? Would you like to have a rota that enables a great work life balance? If the answer to these questions is yes then you would fit perfectly into our friendly radiographic team here at GHNHSFT.

The Radiology Directorate manages Radiology Services on nine sites across Gloucestershire. We are a large directorate in the South West of England offering a broad range of sub-specialty work including adult and paediatric radiography including trauma and orthopaedic examinations, mobile imaging, general radiography, cardiac and interventional procedures, digital fluoroscopy, CT scanning, MRI and Ultrasound. CPD is actively encouraged and there are opportunities to learn additional skills in all modalities to ensure that you feel fulfilled in your work. The Directorate is innovative in developing the service whilst remaining responsive to the needs of patients and ensuring the support, development and education of all of our staff.

Applications to join our team are invited for the following post:


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Radiographer willing to undertake and gain experience in all aspects of general radiography, trauma, orthopaedics, and digital fluoroscopy. This post provides the opportunity for a lot of variety and excellent career prospects and will enable you to consolidate your skills in a supportive environment. We have two main Imaging departments which are equipped with a range of DR and CR general imaging equipment, two Interventional rooms, two Cardiac Laboratories, four CT scanners and three MRI scanners along with the possibility of rotation to smaller community based departments. There is an established preceptorship programme in place for newly qualified staff.

The post holder will be expected to participate in the shift system which exists within the department which operates over a 4 week rolling rota.

For further information about this post contact Sue Ward or Rebecca Howell, Gloucester Royal Hospital 0300 422 6781

Please note that this vacancy may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. The Recruitment Team are unable to accept any applications after the position has closed on NHS Jobs.

Committed to safeguarding our community

If applicable for the post, all successful candidates will be required to pay for their own Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The cost will be £32 (standard checks) or £50 (enhanced checks), and will be recovered through two instalments from the candidate's salary. Please contact for further information.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team at

Committed to supporting service personnel

As part of our commitment to support Service Personnel, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in collaboration with the Career Transition Partnership, offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for all qualifying Service and Ex-Service Personnel. To qualify for a guaranteed interview, candidates must meet the essential criteria for the post and be either a current member of the Armed Forces, or be within the two year period of resettlement. If this applies to you please email the job reference number and your AR number to the Recruitment Team at

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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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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

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