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Radiographer

Band 5

Main area
Diagnostic Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
359-DP6224-C
Site
Maidstone Hospital
Town
Maidstone
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
Closing
24/05/2019 23:59
Interview date
06/06/2019

We are looking an enthusiastic and motivated state registered Radiographer with the DCR or Degree in Radiography to join our busy and friendly team at Maidstone Hospital. You must have exceptional standards and consistently deliver the highest quality, patient-focused care.

Our department has 5 General Rooms (3 of which are DR), 2 Siemens’ CT scanners, a 3T MRI Scanner, Fluoroscopy, Nuclear Medicine and 6 Ultrasound rooms. The successful candidate will enjoy a varied role rotating through the General Department, Theatres and CT.

The core working hours of the department are 8am-8pm Monday to Friday and a flexible approach to working patterns is essential. There will be an expectation to take part in out-of-hours shifts, weekend working and on-call from home. 

Radiography students from Canterbury Christchurch University College have clinical placements within the department and you will be involved in student training. 

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. If you have excellent communication skills, enjoy being part of a busy team are hard-working, adaptable and flexible we want to hear from you.

If you are interested you are strongly encouraged to contact the department as informal discussion about the post requirements / departmental visit prior to application will be a shortlisting criterion for interview.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2019 

Interviews: Thursday 6th June 2019 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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 an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Steven Walters, Superintendent Radiographer (01622 24347 or s.walters@nhs.net) or Christopher Spokes, Radiology Clinical Services Manager (01622 224560 or christopher.spokes@nhs.net)