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NHS AfC: Band 5

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General Radiography
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
£22,128 to 28,746 pa
26/10/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.

Band 5 Radiographer – General Imaging

We are currently recruiting for a Band 5 Radiographer in General Imaging. Applications are invited to join our team, where you will work in a multidisciplinary environment that is challenging, rewarding, enjoyable and where your professional skills are respected.

The Radiology Directorate provides extended working day/week in order to maximise service delivery to trauma and non trauma users, therefore a flexible approach is essential together with enthusiasm and self-motivation.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals is an NHS Foundation Trust with an excellent reputation for staff development opportunities. It currently holds the ISAS standard with the United Kingdom Accreditation services across it’s Imaging sites. The department has just completed a significant equipment investment programme and is committed to training and the development of the profession.

The successful candidate will join the Diagnostic Imaging team in providing a comprehensive imaging service responsive to the needs of the patient.

Hours of duty
• 37.5hrs Agenda for Change terms and conditions.
• The candidate must be registered with the HCPC.
• Working hours will be flexible and will form part of a 24/7 shift system. We will welcome informal visits to view the facilities and discuss the job role in more detail.

We will welcome informal visits to review the facilities and discuss the job role in more detail.

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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

Alison Stevenson
Advanced Practitioner/ Reporting radiographer
01253 953550

If you have problems applying, contact

01253 957944