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CT & MRI Specialist Radiographer

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Diagnostic Radiographers
NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Rotational - Short days, Extended Days, Weekends and On calls).)
Job ref
Russell Hall Hospital
£33,706 - £40,588 Depending on Length of NHS service
Salary period
30/03/2023 23:59

Job overview

We are offering an opportunity for a Radiographer to further develop their skills in a state-of-the-art imaging department, in an expanding service. You will be working as part of a friendly team of Radiographers within CT & MRI, working alongside other rotational staff at Russells Hall Hospital and the Guest Outpatient Centre.

You will be expected to participate fully in the extended day service. This currently includes an early, late, extended day shift patterns, weekends and a CT on Call Service including bank holidays with CT & MRI.

To assist the Principal Radiographers in CT & MRI as required with the day-to-day operational management of the MRI & CT Department, being responsible for the smooth running of the MRI & CT scanning list.

To work without supervision when required, to perform high quality diagnostic examinations in a diverse range of CT & MRI procedures whilst observing all current local rules and legislations.

To train Radiographers, Radiographic Aides, and student radiographers in CT & MRI.

Applicants must hold the Diploma of the College of Radiographers or a Degree in Radiography and be HCPC Registered.

Main duties of the job

To work predominantly in the CT and MRI departments performing high quality diagnostic examinations in a diverse range of specialist procedures.

To participate in any extended day, weekend, and Bank Holiday service provided by CT & MRI, and undertake call duties providing an emergency service outside of the departments normal working hours.

To train Radiographers, Radiographer Aides and student radiographers in CT & MRI.

To assist the CT & MRI Principal Departments as required with the day to day operational management of the Cross Sectional Imaging Departments, being responsible for the smooth running of a CT/MRI scanning list.

To work without supervision when required, to perform high quality diagnostic examinations in a diverse range of CT& MRI procedures whilst observing the current Ionising Radiation Regulations and Local Rules for CT and MRI.

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”.  We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

 We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential criteria
  • HCPC registration
  • Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc in Radiography
Desirable criteria
  • Post graduate qualification or equivalent in CT or MRI
  • Certificate of Competence in I.V. cannulation (Short Course)
  • Intermediate Life Support (Short course)

Knowledge & Training

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of life support training
  • Evidence of attendance of specialty / short courses in CT or MRI
  • Evidence of I.V. cannulation training & Competency.
  • Evidence of CPD activities
  • Awareness of current issues affecting CT & MRI
Desirable criteria
  • Awareness of current issues affecting Radiology and the NHS


Essential criteria
  • Post graduate experience in CT and MRI with a varied workload
  • Previous experience of participation in an emergency CT service, undertaking a wide range of examinations, unsupervised.
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience of Teaching/mentoring
  • Evidence of working in a Supervisory role
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS as a Radiographer

Communication & Relationship Skills

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Able to deal/cope with difficult situations calmly and sensitively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of handling verbal complaint

Planning & Organisational Skills

Essential criteria
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Able to Plan, prioritise and run a varied CT list
  • Able to undertake a varied MRI list – Unsupervised
  • Evidence of ability to motivate /organise themselves and others

Analytical & Judgement Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to make independent judgements
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of ability to solve problems
  • Evidence of ability to cope with change

Physical Skills

Essential criteria
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Able to work within a stressful/busy environment
  • Able to undertake patient moving and handling
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to commute to meet the needs of the role

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Trust Values

Essential criteria
  • Able to provide safe, caring, and effective services
  • Values and behaviours that reflect the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility
  • Commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where people feel they belong and their contribution is valued

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Richard Andrews
Job title
CT Principal Radiographer
Email address
Telephone number
Additional information

Richard Andrews - CT Principal Radiographer

richard.andrews1@nhs.net or Ext3670


Deborah Howell - MRI Principal Radiographer

deborah.howell1@nhs.net or  Ext 1269/2255