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Radiology Department Assistant

Job Reference: 347-1717641

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
£18,813 - £20,795 pa,pr

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Radiology Department Assistant




Part time hours of 22.5 and 15 available

Band 3


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities.

Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

We welcome applications from enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible candidates for these part time Radiology Department Assistant posts which are based at Ormskirk District General Hospital but may include rotation to Southport and Formby DGH.

NVQ Level III or equivalent is essential and experience of working in a patient care environment preferred.

Your role in our team will be to assist in providing and maintaining a high standard of diagnostic imaging services for patients and clinicians.

Your key tasks will include providing support and assistance to radiographers during x-ray examinations and specialised imaging procedures, including CT & chaperoning patients during radiological and ultrasound examinations, preparing trolleys for sterile and non-sterile investigations, supervision of in- patients/A+E patients in the waiting area and providing clerical support including inputting data onto computers in order to maintain patient records.

These posts will also involve participation in extended working days which includes evening and weekend working.

The posts are as follows:-

0.6 wte - working Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

0.4 wte - working Monday & Friday

Advertised date: 16th May 2019

Closing date: 30th May 2019

Interview date: 10th June 2019



For further details / informal visits contact:

Rachel Lovelady 01695 656565/656671

Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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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