Are you hard working, adaptable and quick to learn? Do you have experience in a healthcare setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking to recruit Radiology Department Assistants (RDAs) to join our fast paced Cross Sectional Imaging team within the Radiology Department at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).
The Cross Sectional Imaging department is a large and very busy department. We have 5 MRI scanners, 6 CT scanners and 2 Neuro- Interventional Angiography rooms. We also have 1 mobile CT scanner undertaking imaging for lung health check screening.
We carry out CT and MRI scans for a wide variety of patients including out patients, in patients, trauma patients and from all age groups. Patients may have physical and / or learning disabilities, be unconscious, injured, traumatised, uncooperative, incapacitated, disorientated or be terminally ill.
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 service operates 24 hour / 7 days per week including Bank Holidays and you will be required to work a variety of shifts to cover these opening hours. The shifts vary in length and may be 7.5 hours, 9.375 hours or 12.5 hours long giving a 37.5 hour week on average.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
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.