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Job Reference: 156-1911573

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Clinical Imaging
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust (RCHT) is the main acute healthcare provider for the population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, providing a full range of services accessed by more than 600,000 people a year. The Clinical Imaging Service is county wide offering patients high quality diagnostics in their local community hospital or specialist services at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, St Michaels Hospital and West Cornwall Hospital.

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We are looking for a motivated and dynamic Radiographer with good communication skills and a highly developed sense of patient care to join our award winning, friendly and progressive Trauma Acute & Genearal X Ray Team. It is an exciting opportunity to join us here at RCHT as the X-ray rooms within the Royal Cornwall Hospital have recently been replaced with new state of the art digital DR equipment.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a wide range and variety of examinations and to develop existing skills within a friendly supportive and fully staffed multidisciplinary team. The department offers a good rotation through general radiography, trauma radiography, mobile & theatre imaging and fluoroscopy.

The department offers a proven career pathway with opportunities to progress into other modalities (CT/MRI, U/S, NM IR etc.) if desired

The imaging department currently takes student radiographers from Exeter University, and is a training site for Radiologists. We also have Assistant Practitioners, Advanced Practitioners (including Reporting Radiographers), and Consultant Radiographers in post and are committed to developing the knowledge and skills of our workforce.

Since the department provides a 24 hour service, there will be a requirement to participate in the weekend, extended working day and out of hours work rotas.

This is a full-time post working 37.5 hours per week, however part time requests will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Patrick McDermott, Team Lead Trauma, Acute and General radiography

01872 253178 - email address

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If your application is successful, your details will be retained for as long as you remain our employee (and for a suitable time as required following your date of leaving). If your application is unsuccessful, your job application and related documents will be retained confidentially for a period of 13 months and then destroyed. If you have any questions relating to how we handle your personal data please contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer by email

We are committed to ensuring all of our colleagues are developed, engaged and supported to work in different ways. Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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 to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The Home Office requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.

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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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