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Senior Radiographer / Medical Technologist

Band 6

Main area
Radiology
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time 22.5 hours a week
Job ref
359-DP7028-A
Site
Maidstone Hospital
Town
Maidstone
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro rata
Closing
Today at 23:59

We are looking an enthusiastic and experienced Radiographer or Medical Technologist to join our busy and friendly Nuclear Medicine team at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.  The Nuclear Medicine service receives approximately 3000 referrals every year. You must have exceptional standards and consistently deliver the highest quality patient-focused care.  

Our Nuclear department has two GE Discovery 670 SPECT/CT, which is staffed by 7 Radiographers / MTOs and 3 Consultant Radiologists.   Advanced practice is encouraged and we undertake Radiographer-led cardiac stressing.  Cross-site working is essential for the role.

The core working hours of the department are 8am-8pm Monday to Friday and a flexible approach to working patterns is essential. These hours would require you to work two days at Tunbridge Wells Hospital and One day at Maidstone. 

Maidstone Hospital is a large Oncology centre and many of the patients are referred for NM imaging and treatments.   We also undertake cardiac and general imaging and therapies.  We are the first centre in Kent to offer radium-223 therapy. 

Tunbridge Wells Hospital is the acute site for the trust undertaking paediatric and neurological imaging, as well as all other general studies

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

If you have excellent communication skills, enjoy being part of a busy team are hard-working, adaptable and flexible with a proven track record of  Nuclear Medicine experience we would like to hear from you.

Interested candidates 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: Monday 20th May 2019 

Interview date: Friday 31st May 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

Tristan Barnden, Superintendent Radiographer (01622 225047  tristan.barnden@nhs.net)