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Graphic Designer

Job Reference: 389-A-18-21516

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Medical Illustration
£22,128 - £28,746

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Temporary Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer (Maternity cover)

Employer: Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Department: Medical Illustration

Graphic Designer

Band 5 subject to confirmation

We have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer to join our team on a temporary basis for 10 months to provide maternity cover until February 2019 (Full-time 37.5 hours).

The successful applicant will join a team of thirteen including medical illustrators, clinical and ophthalmic photographers. The work is varied, involving all aspects of graphic design with a strong focus on the importance of design in communicating effectively in the development of patient information. Knowledge of the NHS brand guidelines and an ability to juggle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines is also necessary.

The Graphics section of the department is Apple Macintosh based and successful applicants will need to be highly competent in the use of Adobe Creative Suite and also

comfortable using a PC with Windows operating systems.

The department is the first Medical Illustration Unit in the U.K. to be accredited with ISO 9000:2015 for its Quality Management System and has a systems-orientated approach to its operational working. The department is progressive and new recruits are required to be forward thinking and enthusiastic in developing the department further.

Applicants should be motivated, conscientious and able to work alone as well as being a committed team player. You will need to be flexible and friendly and be prepared to join a hard-working, busy, and sociable department.

For an informal discussion or visit, please contact Carol Fleming, Medical Illustration Manager on 01274 365325 or email

The interview for this post will include a practical test.

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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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