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Senior CT & Interventional Radiographer

34,924 P.A. ?
Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust


Main areaCT and IRGradeBand 6ContractPermanentHoursFull time: 37.5Job ref379-2644666-SEP20

EmployerBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS TrustEmployer typeNHSSiteThe Royal Sussex County HospitalTownBrightonSalary£31,365 - £37,890 per annumClosing11\/10\/2020 23:59

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as 'Outstanding for Caring' by the CQC - fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work\/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

About this vacancy

The Imaging Department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH) in Brighton is looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 radiographers to join our cross-sectional and interventional radiology team. This is an exciting time for our Trust as over the next 3 years we have a £485 million investment to redevelop the RSCH site in Brighton and this will include a new state of the art Imaging Department.

The CT department currently has two 64 slice Siemens Somatom Definition AS CT scanners and one Siemens Somatom Definition Flash CT scanner. The IR Department has two flat panel detector labs, a Phillips Allura Clarity hybrid lab based on the acute floor of the Thomas Kemp Tower whilst the other is a Phillips Allura based in the Barry Building.

As part of our friendly and dynamic team, you will help to ensure the delivery of a high-quality diagnostic imaging service that puts patients first.

There is an out of hours\/extended working day commitment to provide a 24 hour emergency and trauma imaging service.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) is an acute teaching trust. RSCH is the major trauma centre for Sussex and the South East Regional Neurosciences Unit undertakes intra-cranial, acute spinal and neuro-vascular surgery at RSCH in Brighton.

The Trust provides treatment to over three quarters of a million patients each year working across sites in Brighton and Haywards Heath. The Trust's specialised and tertiary services include arterial vascular surgery, neonatal, paediatrics, cardiac, cancer, renal, infectious diseases and HIV medicine.

Our department has held The Quality standard for imaging (QSI accreditation) since 2014 demonstrating our position as centre for excellence in Imaging. Brighton is a vibrant city by the sea and has easy access to the South Downs National Park. London is only one hour away by train.

Suitable applicants should be HCPC registered, have post-qualification experience preferably in an NHS setting and have a flexible approach to work. As a Band 6 Radiographer, you will be expected to actively partake in the role development of others, working closely with other Radiographers, students and assistant practitioners.

The Department is supported by a team of Lead Superintendent Radiographers and Superintendent Radiographers. In return for your commitment to us we will provide ongoing support for your professional development, as well as a friendly, challenging and stimulating work environment.

General information for applicants

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU\/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. In the event of exceptional interest we may close adverts earlier than specified.

Further Information

For help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services on 01444 44 8692 \/44 8616 or Email:bsuh.hresvacancies@nhs.net