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Clinical Photographer

Job Reference: 225-PT1792971

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Clinical Photography
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
£24,214 - £30,112

Great care can change everything. Like you, at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust we want to deliver truly brilliant, integrated care. And just like you, we are ambitious about what we do. We are continually striving to improve patients’ experience and outcomes.

Bring your dedication and determination here, and you will benefit from the support of an experienced and enthusiastic multi-professional team committed to the delivery of brilliant patient care.

We like to think we offer you the best of both worlds. We are a welcoming and friendly place that’s devoted to our vibrant, diverse community. But the plans for the future – yours and ours – are HUGE. We know where we’re going and we want inspirational, compassionate and caring individuals to join us on this journey.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services. We have been nationally recognised for providing excellence in healthcare; we are home to the busiest and most technologically advanced Cardiac Centre in the West Midlands. We have a strong research focus; the Trust hosts the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM), which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. This alliance makes sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves and is a driver to improve patient care.

Will you join us on this journey? Here’s more about the role and what we are looking for.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is a major Acute Trust providing a comprehensive range of services for the people of Wolverhampton, the wider Black Country, South Staffordshire, North Worcestershire and Shropshire.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic qualified Clinical Photographer with an exceptional portfolio to join our team of 7 Clinical Photographers, based in Wolverhampton. We provide a comprehensive clinical and non-clinical illustration service at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, and also the Princess Royal Hospital Telford, The Shrewsbury Hospital and Walsall Health Care where by the successful candidate would be rostered to work on each of these sites when service levels demand.

We provide a wide range of photography and video services to all specialities including (but not limited to) orthodontics, dermatology, diabetic retinal screening and ENT etc as well as 3D imaging. The department is an integrated clinical support department offering a formal, emergency on call service to our clinical users.

You will ideally have a minimum of 6 months post qualification experience in medical photography although consideration will be given to newly qualified candidate, or those of you who are qualifying during 2019. Appropriate training can be provided. You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work without supervision and as well as having good organisational skills have the following:
BSC in Medical Illustration or equivalent
AHCS registered
An outstanding, current portfolio
Excellent Photoshop / Aperture and IT skills
Experience with professional page layout software
Excellent communication skills
Full driving licence / own transport desirable

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries and / or to arrange a visit contact Rebecca Parkins (Senior Clinical Photographer) and Nigel Beardsmore (Head of Clinical Illustration) on 01902 695377.

Please be advised that if the post that you are applying for requires any level of qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider. Furthermore, a sample of all applicants’ qualifications will be checked back to the educational institution or provider to interview letters to further deter fraud.

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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

All successful applicants will be notified in the same way that they have applied. For example, online applicants will be notified via NHS Jobs using the email address provided (your NHS Jobs username). All further correspondence will be via the same method so it is important that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account after the closing date for this post.

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

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