Due to promotion within the team the Children’s Radiology Department, we are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated & caring band 5 radiographer who has a desire to work and develop their career in the challenging and rewarding field of paediatric radiology.
This post is for our band 6 preceptorship to support existing band 5 radiographers develop the skills needed to take the next step in your career. Upon successful completion of the preceptorship programme, you will become a Band 6.
Children’s Radiology is a modern dedicated paediatric environment, which performed just under 50,000 paediatric imaging examinations last year. There are 3 DR rooms, a fluoroscopy room, and an ultrasound room, and a satellite x-ray room in the purpose-built Children's ED. There is a fleet of DR mobiles and image intensifiers to provide radiography on the wards and in theatres. The radiology equipment is part of a managed equipment service to ensure it is replaced in a timely manner.
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities’ section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document 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.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. 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 successful candidate will be a proficient, valuable, and reliable member of the children’s radiology team. Predominantly undertaking high quality paediatric radiography working on rotation through the main imaging areas of the department as well as mobile radiography on the wards, intensive care areas and theatres.
Ensure radiation doses are as low as reasonably achievable to patients, staff, visitors, comforters and carers; balancing clinical necessity with the dangers of exposing them to ionising radiation. The patient, family, comforters and carers are fully aware of the risk benefit associated with the examination.
Participate in the full shift roster including weekends, nights and public holidays as required.
An HCPC registered radiographer with 6-9 months post qualification experience. Who is able to work unsupervised within and adapting protocols as required.
We are looking for sound knowledge of IRMER 17 and IRR 17 regulations and have experience of these in clinical practice. With a strong desire to work in the rewarding field of paediatric radiography.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12th July 2022
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
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.