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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/01/2020.

Specialist Radiographer (Mammography)

Job Reference: 374-AJ3414-A

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Conquest Hospital, St Leonards on Sea
£30,401 p.a. -£37,267 p.a

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, applications can only be accepted from female applicants as outlined by the Sex Discrimination Act, Genuine Occupational Qualification (Section 7[2[b).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Mammographer to join our Cross Site Mammography Team. The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in general radiography with a specialist interest in mammography and hold a postgraduate award of Mammography practice approved by the Society of Radiographers.

Excellent clinical skills and proven radiographic capabilities are essential to meet the increasing demand for the mammography service and to provide timely and appropriate care for our patients.

Eastbourne DGH is equipped with a GE Pristina Digital Unit and Conquest Hospital Hastings are equipped with a GE Senographe Digital Unit; and we primarily deal with symptomatic patients but the Trust also carries out family history screening.

You will need effective organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. Also you must be IT competent to Microsoft Office standards and be flexible with the ability to cover this cross site role.

In addition, you will be required to undertake general and trauma radiography. Participation in the 24/7 service is essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kate Poulter - Clinical Modality Manager

01424 755255 ext 8296

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:

  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:

  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:

  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients’ experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

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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