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Radiographer (CT/MRI)

Role Summary

We have a vacancy to join our busy and friendly cross sectional imaging team. Our Radiographers have the opportunity to gain experience in a range of specialist examinations including Cardiac CT and MRI, Interventional CT, Trauma, Foetal MRI along with a full range of general examinations.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role:

An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Cross-Sectional radiographer to join our busy and friendly imaging team. You will need to be a well-motivated and enthusiastic radiographer with a flexible approach to work. The successful candidate will ultimately have the opportunity to work within both CT and MRI. At present we have 2 Siemens 1.5T Avanto fit MRI scanners with access to a 3T Prisma working in partnership with the University of Exeter to scan both NHS and research patients. We have 3 CT scanners: Siemens Definition Edge, Siemens AS plus and a Siemens Go Top.  We are working with the Exeter Nightingale Hospital which is a diagnostic centre and have 2 CT’s and 1 MR scanner located at this site.

You will need good communication skills and a flexible approach to work encompassing high standards of patient care. You will be expected to participate in the CT/MRI on call service and any shift or extended working day patterns to meet service requirements. The service operates from 8am to 8pm seven days a week. Successful applicants with only experience in one modality will be provided with full training. Both full time and part time hours will be considered.

We are proudly in our eighth year as an accredited centre under the UKAS Quality Standards for Imaging (QSI) Accreditation Scheme, and have demonstrated a commitment to continued quality improvement for patients and staff.  Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision, we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Successful candidates to the role will be flexible, adaptable and patient focussed, aiming to deliver the highest standards of clinical care.

Exeter is a vibrant, welcoming and growing Cathedral city.  It has a highly rated University; good Ofsted rated schools and an abundance of family amenities.  Situated in the middle of the South West Region, and with easy access to Dartmoor/Exmoor, the surrounding countryside and the near-by coast of Devon and Cornwall boasts spectacular scenery, promoting a lively, active outdoor lifestyle.  The city is well served by rail, road and air links, with good access to other towns and places of interest, and an excellent local education service.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week. Our team work a variety of shifts including 9 - 5 and 8 - 8

Interview Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2024

For further information please contact: Sarah Crocker/Katie Theedom Lead Superintendent Radiographers on 01392 406380 sarah.crocker@nhs.net/katie.theedom@nhs.net

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

Benefits

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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