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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
We became a Foundation Trust (FT) on 1 October 2010.
We operate from three main hospital sites - Furness General Hospital in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal and two centres - Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
Furness General Hospital and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary have a range of 'General Hospital' services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and Consultant led beds. Westmorland General Hospital provides a range of General Hospital services, together with a Primary Care Assessment Service (PCAS) and GP led inpatient beds, operated by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
CT/MR Radiographer Nights - Radiology
Closed for applications on: 3-Aug-2021 00:00
Vacancy status: Closed
Closed for applications on: 3-Aug-2021 00:00
- Royal Lancaster Infirmary
- LA1 4RP
- Major / Minor Region
Contract type & working pattern
- 18.3 hours per week (Part-time 18.3 hours per week)
- £31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
- Salary period
- (NHS AfC: Band 6)
- Main area
''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.
Band 6 - Part Time 18.39 hours
The Radiology team at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) have an exciting opportunity for a CT trained Radiographer to work nights. We have introduced a full 7 day CT service with dedicated night Radiographers to undertake trauma and emergency imaging, as well as in-patients. Shift times will be 20:20pm until 07:35 on a rotational basis over 7 days undertaking between one and three nights per week on a set rota over 52 weeks.
You must be patient centred, caring and professional with recent CT experience, a Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography and be registered with the HCPC.
The RLI is on the doorstep to the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the Trust is set in some of the most remarkable surroundings in the UK, facilitating an abundance of outdoor activities. There are many OFSTED “Good” and “Outstanding” state primary schools which feed into excellent secondary schools. There are Boys and Girls grammar schools which consistently rank in the top 5 in the North West as well as Lancaster University, ranked the best in the North West and 8th in the Country. The M6 and rail network provide easy access to Manchester and other city centres.
Working within the CT department at the RLI provides opportunities to gain excellent experience in a wide range of CT imaging procedures including trauma, MSK, neurological, vascular, paediatrics and oncology. We also offer Radiographer led CTC, and cardiac imaging. The Radiology department is equipped with Sectra PACS and RIS. The CT department is equipped with two GE CT scanners.
Working for our organisation
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/
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The Trust promotes flexible working opportunities where ever possible to enable staff to balance their work and home life. We are committed to Equal Opportunities and aim to be Effortlessly Inclusive .
The trust operates a No Smoking Policy.
Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our Person Specification will be shortlisted for Interview.
We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received.
The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert
If the post is subject to Disclosure & Barring Service checking, (formally CRB) a charge of £40 for Enhanced and £23 for Standard clearance for will be made to the successful candidate(s).
Anyone newly appointed to the trust under the Agenda For Change contract, will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
- Ability to organise
- Able to work as part of a team
- Good communication skills
- Highly motivated
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to work on own
Skills, ability and knowledge
- Keyboard skills
- Work to departmental policies and procedures
- Effective communicator, verbally and written
- Good interpersonal skills
- Able to work on all Trust sites if required
- Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service
- Experience in a wide range of radiographic techniques with a range of equipment
- Experience in specialist procedures including CT/MR
- Experience of PACS and RIS systems
- Experience undertaking on-call or night cover for CT
- Mentoring students
- Assisting in the mentoring of newly qualified and junior staff.
- Experience in cannulation and injection of IV contrast
Education and qualifications
- DCR or BSc Radiography
- HPC Registration
- Evidence of CPD
- Experience of working in an NHS Radiology Department
- Post graduate study in a related subject
- Completion of SoR or another recognised IV Injection training course
- Completion of IOFB reporting training course
- JD Radiographer Band 6 (PDF, 214.8KB)
- P Spec Radiographer Band 6 (PDF, 137.9KB)
- Car Park Information (DOC, 28.0KB)
- Behavioural Standards Framework - on a page (PDF, 246.3KB)
- The Behavioural Standards Framework (PDF, 1.1MB)
- Royal Lancaster Infirmary Accessibility Plan 2017 (PDF, 170.6KB)
- LGBT Network Leaflet (PDF, 226.6KB)
- Annual Report 2019/2020 (PDF, 5.7MB)
Further details / informal visits contact
- Suzanne Mattinson
- Job title
- Lead CT Radiographer
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01524 583666
- Additional information
Mrs Maxine Karim, Lead Radiographer for MR.