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Radiography Department Assistant

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
Part Time 30 hours per week
Job ref
Maidstone Hospital
£18,813 - £20,795 pa pro rata
22/05/2019 23:59

The Imaging Department at Maidstone Hospital has a vacancy for a part time Radiology Department Assistant to join their busy and friendly team.  The hours required are 30 hours per week, working 4 days a week. 

Radiology provides a wide range of imaging investigations within various imaging modalities, including X-Ray, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine and Interventional Procedures.

The role will involve working within a multidisciplinary team, providing high quality patient care during imaging investigations. The duties of this post include supporting Radiographers, Radiologists, Nurses and undertaking clerical duties, while rotating through all areas of the Radiology department.

You should ideally have excellent communication skills, a pleasant manner, and full computer literacy with experience of patient databases. You should have a desire to expand beyond their current experiences with a willingness to meet new challenges.

Previous clinical experience in a healthcare setting is essential for all applicants.

You will need to be flexible in their approach to work and be able to work varied shifts across a 7 day a week, 24 hour rota. In-house training will be provided.

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: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Interview date: 30th May 2019

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Applicant requirements

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

Contact with the department and informal discussion about the post requirements prior to application will be a shortlisting criterion for interview. For further information please contact Sarah Kemp, RDA Manager on 01622 224857.