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Assistant Practitioner - Mammography

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
Full and part-time Hours
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Wythenshawe Hospital
£20,150 - £23,363 pa (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

An opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified Assistant Practitioners in Mammography to join the Breast Unit at the Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. The roles available are both full and part time.

Unqualified applicants are welcome to apply for this role. Full training will be given.

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. Two additional static digital mammography units are utilised for primary screening together with four mobile units.

Successful applicants must be able to travel around Greater Manchester to work on the screening sites which are based in the community.





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Applicant requirements

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

For further information on this post 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