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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/03/2020.


Job Reference: 421-LTUC-1043C

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£24,214 to £30,112 pa (pro rata)

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.


Hours: full and part time positions available
Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 pa (pro rata)

Essential Requirements: HCPC registration as well as recent (within 1 year) experience of British models of care in the NHS.

Graduating in 2020 or ready for the next step in your career?? Harrogate and District Foundation Trust have excellent opportunities available now!

We have vacancies for Band 5 Radiographers at the start of their career or established Band 5’s looking for a new challenge or part time Band 5 which includes a fixed weekend day?

We have training posts in MRI and CT (rotational with general) for interested candidates with promotion to Band 6 on successful completion of our in house training programme.

The successful applicants will have excellent Radiography and communication skills. High standards of care, compassion, dignity and privacy of patients should be at the forefront of all that you deliver. The post holders need to be committed to both their personal development and that of the service, have an innovative attitude and thrive within a challenging environment.

CT and MR Radiographers are required to provide a seven day service, with a combination of 10 and 7.5 hour day shifts. CT also provides an On Call Service overnight. Successful candidates will be expected to rotate into General Radiography as part of their role.

General Radiology provides plain film imaging and fluoroscopy services to Hospital and Community wide clinical areas including trauma, orthopaedic radiography, cardiac catheter lab, theatre and mobile radiography as well as GP referrals. The department also provides a full range of Ultrasound, CT scanning, Nuclear Medicine, MRI scanning and symptomatic Mammography services.

Band 5 Radiographers are actively encouraged and supported to carry out interventional fluoroscopy procedures and expected to cover weekends, various shifts and On Call.

The induction process and mentoring schemes ensure that all new staff are supported to become confident, knowledgeable, valued team members. There are frequent opportunities to train in other modalities as service need arises, trainees are identified through the appraisal process and application.

The spa town of Harrogate is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with excellent transport links to Leeds and York, making it possible to commute from these areas daily. Harrogate is a much sought after location due to its excellent recreational facilities, shops, bars and restaurants. There is access to local top performing educational establishments.

For more information or an informal visit please contact Elizabeth Hutchinson Advanced Radiographer at , Jo Sharratt, Reporting Radiographer at or Alison Liddle, Advanced Radiographer at or on 01423 553719.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, physical or mental health condition, addiction or other healthcare needs.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates, as the employing body will, in those circumstances, be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test requirements, as required by UKVI. All applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates on their application.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you automatically authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, should you be appointed.

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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also 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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