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Advanced Radiographic Practitioner (Reporting Radiographer) - Band 7

Job Reference: 427-M20192049

Employer:
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy Department
Location:
Bath
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

If we receive high level of applications, the vacancy may close early. So, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. If you feel you need additional time, please contact recruitment to discuss if we can help.


Advanced Radiographic Practitioner ( Reporting Radiographer) - Band 7

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and forward thinking Reporting Radiographer with a PG Cert/Dip in Appendicular/Axial Reporting to join our friendly Radiology Team here at the RUH. This role offers great opportunities as the successful candidate will develop both leadership and clinical skills through a departmental rotation in addition to dedicated reporting time; joining our existing plain film reporting team.

The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, and the surrounding towns and villages in North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire.

The Radiology Department performs approximately 240,000 examinations a year. The main site in Bath hosts a busy Emergency Department and Urgent Treatment Centre. Radiology covers plain film, theatre and fluoroscopy, together with CT, PET-CT, MRI, interventional and cardiac work. There are also 6 Community Sites which are staffed by a mix of fixed and rotational staff. The department is known for their forward thinking and innovative approach. The RUH is also proud of a strong Mentorship programme, available to all Radiographers.

To be eligible for this post you will need to be a qualified diagnostic radiographer holding current HCPC registration, with evidence of both individual and team working. You must also hold a current PG Cert/Dip qualification in Appendicular/Axial reporting with evidence of ongoing clinical audit. Candidates must be enthusiastic, motivated Radiographers with a desire to develop their leadership and organisational skills. This is a rotational post, so you must also be able to demonstrate skills in one of the imaging modalities (e.g., CT, MR, Cardiac, PET-CT, Interventional). Participation in out-of-hours duties is expected, in line with our established 7-day working service – this will be explored further at interview.

For an informal discussion about the role, or to visit the department, please contact:

Stacey Hall, Emergency Radiology Team Leader 01225 824010

Scott Harrison, Advanced Practitioner Reporting Radiographer 01225 824010

 




Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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If you are offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

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All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date (5 weeks for consultants) please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.

References
We will request references covering the last 3 years of work or study by email. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form so that we can verify the reference.

Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.

Tier 2 Sponsorship
Applicants who need Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, they may not be appointed to a post if a suitable candidate with existing right to work in the UK is appointable as we are unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test required by UKVI. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

Smokefree Site

The RUH is an entirely smokefree site – colleagues, patients and visitors are not permitted to smoke anywhere in our grounds.

Please note, unlesss specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust is not able to pay interview travel expenses.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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