An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mammographer to join our multi-professional team at Princess Anne Hospital Breast Unit within the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).
The service delivers both primary breast screening and symptomatic mammography. The breast unit is fully digital with three mammography units, one being a tomosynthesis system. In addition we have three mobile units to provide primary screening to our catchment area
We are a friendly multi-disciplinary team committed to providing a first class service to our patients at our base unit and mobile units. Additionally we provide cover for the Symptomatic clinics at Princess Anne Hospital. The department supports skill mix and we employ Assistant practitioners and Radiographers in role extension. The department is committed to personal and professional development with everyone supported in CPD.
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
The ability to work in a multi-professional team is essential, as is a commitment to the provision of a high quality service. You will be rotated through all aspects of breast care work, including screening, assessments, biopsies, mobile work and symptomatic clinics.
In addition to holding the Diploma of the College of Radiographers or relevant Radiography Degree, you must hold a UK recognised Post Graduate Award in Mammography or Certificate of Competence in Mammography from the College of Radiographers.
Degree (BSc Honours in Radiography or equivalent qualification)
UK recognised Post Graduate Award in Mammography or Certificate of Competence in Mammography from the College of Radiographers.
Experience working in X-ray
Willingness to take part in a flexible rota
Team work ethic
You will be a car driver, with full driving licence, or ability to travel between hospital sites or for necessary patient visits
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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.