Job details
Posting date: 09 November 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £24,214 to £30,112 Per Annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 November 2019
Location: PLYMOUTH, PL6 8DH
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 216-NF-C2469

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Have you considered joining a friendly team in the glorious West Country. Situated on the beautiful South West coast, Plymouth boasts many local Heritage sites and areas of ‘outstanding natural interest’. At Plymouth Hospitals, we recognise that work is only a part of your life - and the Trust is ideally located for walking, cycling, climbing, sailing and many other indoor and outdoor pursuits. Plymouth also has good transport links to the rest of the UK and Europe via road, rail and sea.

Derriford Hospital is a teaching hospital and provides a wide range of acute and general hospital services including oncology and radiotherapy, paediatric, neurosciences and cardiothoracic. The emergency department is designated as a major trauma centre.

Our Trust core values are ‘Put patients first’, Take ownership’, ‘Respect others’, and ‘Be positive’ If you agree that these values should be integral to your work, then Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has much to offer you.

We currently have the following vacancy:

Band 5 Radiographer post: Full time.

We would like to invite you to join our imaging team. If you are interested in a progressive, caring approach to healthcare, then Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has much to offer you. We are one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe and our future strategy will ensure the very best healthcare for our community through technology, high calibre people and greater specialisation. We are the Major Trauma Centre for the region.

Successful candidates will be able to gain a wide range of experience including emergency department, general, orthopaedics, theatre, paediatrics, fluoroscopy, and dental radiography. We are committed to providing increased opportunities to gain more experience in specialist areas. We have introduced a CME morning once a month. The department supports role extension including administration of IV contrast and encourages radiographer commenting. The department uses an Insignia PACS system; our out-patient, ED and paediatric rooms are all DR.

This position carries a commitment to out of hours duties at Derriford Hospital and our peripheral sites, and you will be expected to work flexible hours across the week. The department takes student radiographers on placement from the University of Exeter and the University of Plymouth; so you will be expected to be actively involved in their training and supervision. The department is also a training site for Radiologists from the Peninsula Radiology Academy. We also have Assistant Practitioners and reporting radiographers in post and are committed to developing the 4 tier structure.

If you would like further details about any of these posts or an informal visit, please contact Diana Nicholson Principal Radiographer on 01752 432469. For job description and application form please contact Personnel Department, on 01752 792119 quoting the appropriate references.

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