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NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
Full and Part Time Hours
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Nightingale Centre and Community Breast Screening
£23,023 - £36,644 p.a. (pro rata)
19/02/2019 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

Would you like to work in an expanding and motivated Radiology team? Have you ever thought about a career in breast? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for self-motivated, enthusiastic and suitably qualified mammographers/radiographers to join our team at the Nightingale Centre Breast unit, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.

Part time or full time hours are available, training would be offered and flexible working patterns with breast and main radiology would be considered.

For applicants who are not trained in Mammography full training will be offered. This comprises of a one year post-graduate certificate in Mammography. Staff in training will be paid at Band 5 rising to Band 6 upon qualification.  

The service delivers both primary breast screening and symptomatic mammography. The breast unit is fully digital with five mammography units, one being a tomosynthesis system. In addition we have four mobile units and 2 static digital mammography units to provide primary screening to Greater Manchester.

We participate in a wide range of research projects and national studies, plus the service is a national training centre for mammographers and delivers teaching, education and research in the mammography field.




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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


Amanda Bath                                          

Clinical Lead Radiographer                                

0161 291 4468   


Alix Hartley  

Programme Manager

 0161 291 4468

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2338