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Cross Sectional Radiographer

Job Reference: 370-AHPRAD-171

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

We are an NHS Foundation Trust providing first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

In order to realise this goal, we recognise that we need the engagement and collaboration of our staff, our patients and local population and our partners across the health and care system.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services for the local population of Warrington and Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is based on our five core values: Workforce Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

Working at Warrington and Halton means joining a team of 4,200 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.


Department of Radiology

Cross-Sectional Band 6 Radiographers – Training Supported

Come and join Society of Radiographers NW Radiographer of the Year 2019 & NW Team of the Year 2018

Warrington Radiology Department is looking to recruit some Amazing Radiographers.

We are the ‘hidden-gem’ of the North-West and if you are a motivated, hard- working professional, who wants to progress in your career, then “WE ARE” the perfect place for you.

Many are unaware of the ‘hidden-gem of the North-West’ that is Warrington and Halton Hospital. We are a team that is keen to push boundaries and develop our staff from within. We support Radiographer Reporting in Chest, Abdomen, MSK, and Nuclear Medicine. We support Radiographer-Led CT Colonography, with advanced practice in Mammography & Interventional Theatres.

We encourage self-development and fully support attendance at National and International Conferences to ensure we get the best outcomes for our patients. In 2019 we had delegates and presenters at UKIO, RSNA, BNMS and BEMUS.

If you want to visit our department and meet some of the team we are having an Open Day on Saturday 1st February!

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic Band 6 radiographers who are interested in career progression and advanced practice.

The Trust provides high quality care across two sites situated within close commuting distance from one another which provide a range of clinical experiences for our staff. We are developing a unique and varied rota, including a combination of long days / nightshifts and dayshifts.

We support new staff by ensuring they are on a mentorship programme to support their transition to our Trust, which ensures that you will feel confident and competent in your role.

We have plenty of opportunities for CPD including research, audits and CPD meetings. So, come and join a dynamic and exciting department, where we are committed to supporting and encouraging our staff!

The successful candidates will gain experience working with the Cross Sectional Imaging team on our 2 CT scanners (including our soon-to-be installed 640 slice Canon Aquilion One Prism, which will be the first in the North West) and 1.5T MRI scanner on the Warrington site and on the 128 slice CT scanner and 3T MRI scanner in the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre on the Halton site.

All of our Band 6 CT radiographers are trained to do CT Colonography and Cardiac Imaging.

These roles are an exceptional opportunity for a committed professional with excellent interpersonal skills to further develop their experience in a supportive environment within a forward thinking Trust.

Please contact us for further information:

Diane Duret Principal Radiographer 01925 665050

Karen Green CT Manager 01925 662961

Helen Anderson MRI Manager 01925 662554

Mark Jones Radiology Services Manager 01925 665094

Warrington is situated at the heart of the regional motorway network, with quick and easy access throughout the region and the wider UK via the M62, M6 and M56.

Many more exciting cultural destinations are on the doorstep of Warrington, including the historic city of Chester, and the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester, all within approximately 30 minutes’ drive.

Rail links are also outstanding. There are frequent services to London via the West Coast Main Line, with a travel time of less than two hours. East-west rail links are also excellent, with the Trans Pennine Express service linking the town to Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds and the east coast. Travel times to both Liverpool and Manchester are 30 minutes or less by rail.

Attending our open day on Saturday 1st February 2020 will give you an opportunity to look around the department, meet our friendly staff and have an interview should you choose.


This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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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