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Senior Radiographer

Band 6

Main area
General and dental
Band 6
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
MRI/ Dental Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
25/02/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is the leading Trust for teaching, research and specialist services in the North West of England.

It is an exciting time to join our team of Senior Radiographers. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Radiographer to join our dynamic and friendly team and play a key role in maintaining and improving standards and quality of our patient services.

The post is part time, split between two days in the general department at Manchester Royal Infirmary and one day at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester, with a requirement to work some weekend shifts in the general x-ray department.

We are located in the heart of the vibrant city of Manchester, with excellent transport links to surrounding areas and beyond. Both Sites are busy teaching hospitals and Manchester Royal Infirmary is a Major Trauma centre with around 145,000 patients visiting our Emergency department each year.

The Radiology department at Manchester Royal Infirmary is evolving all the time. Our main x-ray department is a large, 23 room facility, which offers you the chance to develop skills in all areas of general radiography, with excellent opportunities to progress into specialist areas. We currently have 2 CT Scanners, 1 MR Scanner with another scheduled to begin operating in early 2018, busy Ultrasound, interventional, Nuclear Medicine and cardiac suites as well as 2 state of the art hybrid theatres.

The Radiology department at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester has five x-ray rooms in the main department and a satellite unit within the first floor children’s department. It is equipped with five intra-oral imaging areas, three x-ray machines with OPT and Cephalogram capabilities and a Cone Beam CT scanner. All the digital imaging systems are linked to the Trust’s PACS system.

You should;

• Have a BSc Radiography or DCR
• Be HCPC Registered
• Be an experienced Radiographer
• Have Excellent communication skills
• Be organised and able to prioritise workload
• Be flexible
• Preferably have some experience of dental Radiography

You will;

• Receive a comprehensive induction and training in all areas
• Receive regular appraisals
• Participate in the weekend and bank holiday senior rota (Pro rata)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Michael Henthorn (Manchester Royal Infirmary) by e-mail or phone 0161 276 5492


Angela Carson (Dental hospital) by e-mail or phone 0161 275 6692

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 276 6198