Permanent Part Time
Actual hours 30 to 37.5 hours per week
Salary £25,000 FTE
Closing Date 05-Oct-2017
We’re looking for an exceptional Radiographer with a passion for working to the highest standards. Whether you’re currently working in the NHS or in a private setting, now’s the time to apply to Nuffield Health if you want to be respected for your professionalism and grow your career.
About this radiography role
This role requires excellent technical and people skills. You’ll need high levels of technical knowledge and the ability to work quickly and accurately, with a great eye for detail. You’ll also need a caring nature – to see each patient as an individual and carry out this role with understanding and empathy.
Reporting to the Radiology Manager, you’ll deliver a high quality diagnostic imaging service for a varied caseload. You’ll have opportunities to work with leading practitioners and to experience new practices, equipment and facilities.
Your key accountabilities will be to:
Perform radiological procedures within the department, on the ward and in theatre, as required, in accordance with department protocols and Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IRMER)
Provide the clinical lead either within a specialist field or as a team leader
Review policies, procedures and protocols, and make recommendations regarding their content and application within area of responsibility
Provide supervision and development of more junior staff
Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is an innovative and modern working environment, with a nurse-patient ratio that ensures quality of care. Surgical procedures include orthopaedics and ophthalmology, bariatric, cosmetic, general, urology, dermatology and outpatient cardiology. We have 42 beds, 3 major theatres (2 with laminar flow), an endoscopy suite, an outpatient surgical suite and pharmacy. We’re located within easy reach of the town centre by public transport.
You can expect to receive a competitive package including a choice of pension plans, gym membership, childcare vouchers and free car parking. Uniform will also be provided.
Radiography qualifications, skills and values
You’ll have a BSc degree in diagnostic radiography or equivalent to meet the registration requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and a postgraduate qualification in an area of specialisation. Radiation Protection Supervisor training and/or qualification are desirable, and post registration experience relevant to the role is preferred.
Like us, you believe in putting people first. So you’ll appreciate being able to fully understand each case from a technical and personal viewpoint. You’ll enjoy the satisfaction of providing a service of the highest quality, delivered with sensitivity and compassion.
Your interpersonal skills will extend to other professionals as well as patients. You’ll be an excellent communicator and team worker – flexible and motivated with great problem-solving skills. And because you understand the importance of continuity in patient care you’ll interact with many different practitioners from other areas.
Why Nuffield Health?
At Nuffield Health, you’ll find the support, training, generous benefits package and respect for balance that will enable you to enjoy a healthy work life.
This is an exciting time for us and it could be for you too. Our vision is to transform healthcare in the UK and deliver health as it should be. Our approach is unique – we’re bringing together assessment, treatment and prevention services to provide truly integrated care.
As the UK’s leading healthcare social enterprise, every penny we make is reinvested in our resources. It means that together, we can all do the right thing for our patients, clients and employees.
Key employee benefits:
Continuing professional and career development
Generous holiday and leave arrangements
Flexible pension options
Life assurance and healthcare schemes
Health assessments (after a qualifying period)
Free membership of our fantastic Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Centres, with heavily subsidised memberships for family
Cycle to work scheme
Employee assistance programme for professional advice and counselling – legal, financial, etc.
Employee discounts on a wide range of products or services
Nuffield Health is committed to equal opportunities in the recruitment, training, and development of our employees.
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