Radiographer

London, Greater London, England
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
Posted
30 Nov 2019
Closes
29 Dec 2019

Job Description

Radiographer

University College Hospital is part of the UCLH NHS Foundation Trust which has a reputation for innovation, research and providing excellent patient-focused care.

UCLH is participating in the largest National lung cancer screening trial. In UCH’s Applycancer strategy, it plans to improve early diagnosis of cancer to deliver better outcomes for our population. UCH is working with our academic partner, UCL and an American healthcare company to make strides in achieving this agenda. The Trial incorporates a large scale cancer screening study across north and east London that will be one of its kind. One of the objectives is to deliver systematic population wide lung cancer screening in north and east London to make a step change in outcomes for patients. The study will run for three years and will recruit 50,000 participants in its first year. To deliver the objectives on lung cancer screening, four dedicated sites have been identified where study participants will have lung health checks and low dose CT scans. The sites which you would be rotating through are:
  • Finchley Memorial Hospital, Granville Rd, London, N12 0JE
  • King Georges Hospital (TBC)

Job Title: Band 5 Radiographer.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic radiographer to join our forward-thinking and friendly service as part of a study.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn and develop your skills in CT and be involved with research.

The department is supportive of role development; currently there are radiographers reporting in Axial/Appendicular, Chest, Abdomen, Fluoroscopy and MRI.

UCH promotes and facilitates continual professional development for staff with many available in-house training opportunities.

We are looking to recruit a radiographer with good communication skills and a patient-centred approach. The successful candidates will work alongside the study team to provide a patient focused world leading lung cancer screening trial. You will also be actively involved in the teaching of assistant practitioners, support staff and the assessment of student radiographers whilst on clinical placement.

This role does not require participation in the OOH rota, but there will be opportunities for additional duties on a voluntary basis.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts,cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of Apply/ which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you Apply and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Ref: SCB1470TBB

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