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Senior Radiographer - General XRay

Band 6

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Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Bournemouth Hospital
Bournemouth & Poole
£31,365 - £37,890 pa
06/11/2020 23:59
Interview date

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant. 

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

We are looking to recruit a high quality experienced radiographer who can offer good experience in general x-ray.

The University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust is based across two large hospitals , The Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals and one Community Hospital, Christchurch Hospital. At our Bournemouth and Christchurch sites we currently have seven  digital x-ray rooms, two A&E digital rooms, three Image Intensifiers, three digital mobiles, two fluoroscopy rooms, one dental unit, one dexa scanner, one mammography unit, two interventional rooms , four cardiac catheter labs, 3 CT scanners and 4 MRI scanners.

This post will be based primarily at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. We have a dynamic, advanced thinking team of radiographers who enjoy good working and social relationships. There is excellent support for advanced practice,  CPD, study days and courses. This is a department committed to staying at the forefront of technology. Due to the expansion of services at the Bournemouth site we will be becoming the major trauma site for the area and going to include maternity and paediatric services. Our current A&E is going to be expanded to include 3 digital x-ray rooms and a CT scanner.

If you think that you have skills to offer such a role please contact me to discuss what we can offer you in more detail.

Apply on line using the NHS Jobs website. Also, please visit our ‘Royal Bournemouth Hospital Radiology Department’ Facebook page to view our recruitment video.

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have now merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

Hours: Varied  (FT=37.5 p/w), including earlies, lates, bank holidays and weekend shifts

Interview Date: 19th November 2020 

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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

Rachael Hillyard
Job title
X-ray Clinical Lead
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0300 019 4110