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Senior MRI Radiographer

Band 6

Main area
Radiology: MRI
Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months (One year)
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Poole, Dorset
£31,365 - £37,890 pa pr
Salary period
30/11/2020 23:59

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 for a pro-active and motivated  Radiographer to join our team of MRI Radiographers in a busy department on a Fixed Term one year contract. The MRI unit has a 3T Philips Ingenia  upgraded to the latest R5 platform,  a 1.5T Siemens Avanto upgraded in 2018, and a Philips Ambition X 1.5T system with low helium technology installed in 2019, the first system in the UK.

We perform a comprehensive range of MRI examinations including cardiac, whole body, and breast MRI.

Poole MRI department is a great place to develop your skills and gain specialised knowledge in MRI. We are looking for an experienced MRI Radiographer with sound knowledge and is a good team player to join our friendly MRI team. The post-holder must:

• Have the knowledge and technical ability to scan a broad range of MRI examinations including  liver, neurology and abdominal imaging.

• Be confident to work autonomously and make decisions regarding protocols in the absence of a radiologist.

• Practice safely using the MHRA guidelines and department safety policies as guidelines.

• Be an active participant in CPD and show evidence of this.

• Be able to lead the team when co-ordinating the MRI list.

• Work fluidly as part of the MRI team to optimise workflow.

• Work to an exceptionally high standard of care to ensure the patients have the best care in the MRI department.

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing Date: 30/11/2020

Provisional interview date: week commencing 07/12/2020

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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

Amy Morris
Additional information

If you are interested in joining our team and would like more information, please contact:

Amy Morris 0300 019 2834