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Band 6 Radiographer

Job Reference: 295-3R3229GB

University Hospitals Birmingham (Heartlands, Good Hope, Solihull)
£28,050 to £36,644 p/a

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Recruitment Team phone number: 0121 424 8993 (Option 4).

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Band 6 Radiographer – Cardiac + Vascular Imaging

Do you want to build a firm quality foundation on your career as a Radiographer?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and well-motivated Radiographer to support the delivery of our mission and vision, Pioneering the future of Medical Imaging… an inclusive and progressive diagnostic imaging service delivering excellence for all, now and for generations to come.

Successful candidates will provide a high quality service to adults, children and young people using best practice at all times promoting a positive patient and family experience embracing sensitivity to individual patient’s needs.

The Imaging Directorate provides an all-round general radiography experience with rotation into Ambulatory & Emergency Radiography, CT, Fluoroscopy, DEXA and Theatres. We actively encourage role extension together with both personal and professional development by being committed to providing practice and education for all staff and have active Advanced Clinical Practice in Plain Film Reporting, Ultrasound, Interventional Radiology, CT & MRI Reporting.

This is an exciting opportunity for either an existing Band 6 or a Band 5 Radiographer, with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience, to gain a wide range of experience in Cardiac and Vascular Radiology. The Imaging Directorate’s, Interventional Team provides a broad range of Fluoroscopic Radiography experience with rotation into Interventional Radiology, Cardiology, and our ‘state of the art’ Hybrid Vascular theatre. You will be working alongside the existing team of radiographers that provide the day-to-day cross-site service.

This interesting role offers fantastic opportunities for both personal and professional development. You will receive full training in a wide range of procedures, using different equipment, in each of these sub-specialities. These will range from routine diagnostic procedures through to highly complex ‘cutting edge’ interventions.

You will be expected to participate in the 7-day shift system covering out-of-hours service including weekends and bank holidays as required.

Previous applicants need not apply.

skype interviews available

If you require additional information or would like to arrange an informal site visit please contact the Imaging Services Leads:

  • Theresa Clarke Interventional Modality Lead – Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

0121 424 0366

  • Rachel Cooper Cardiology Modality Lead – Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

0121 424 3090

  • Naheeda Khanum Cardiology Modality Lead – Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

0121 424 3090

Alternatively Group Manager & Lead Radiographer Thomas Lowbridge on 0121 424 3279 or via email

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users

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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