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CT & NM Specialist Radiographer

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months (Rotational Post between NM & CT)
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Rotational post between NM & CT)
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Russell Hall Hospital
£33,706 - £40,588 per anumn
Salary period
30/03/2023 23:59

Job overview

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Radiographer to join the CT & NM team 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 & NM, working alongside rotational staff at Russells Hall Hospital and the Guest Outpatient Centre.

We support advanced practise of nuclear medicine staff in the department as opportunities become available such as advanced practitioner reporting and Radiographer led cardiac stress testing.  You will be actively encouraged and supported to advance your skills.

Our service is due to expand with additional capability plan. The departments are currently equipped with state-of-the-art scanners.

CT have 2 x 128 Somatom Definition edge Scanners, 1 x 64 Slice Definition AS.

NM Have 2 x Siemens Intevo Bold T16 scanners. Both of these are high specification scanners capable of quantification SPECT, so there is no better time for an aspiring professional to join us.

This exciting opportunity has become available just as the department enters a new phase of development.

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

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 between the CT & Nuclear Medicine departments performing high quality diagnostic examinations in a diverse range of specialist procedures.

The post holder will act as a core team member in the delivery to perform high quality diagnostic examinations in a diverse range of CT & NM procedures whilst observing the current Ionising Radiation Regulations, Local Rules, areas of radiation safety and legislation governing medical exposure.

To work without supervision when required, displaying the skills and expertise required as a high level of autonomy will be expected. To facilitate and be responsible for the smooth running of a CT & NM scanning lists.

To contribute to the overall direction & development of the service and ensure a consistent and reliable diagnostic service is provided to our patients on a day-to-day basis.

The post holder will be expected to meet service needs participating in any extended day, weekend, and Bank Holiday service and undertake on call duties. Staff would also be expected to rotate to all imaging sites as required by service demands. To train Radiographers, Radiographer Aides, Assistant Practitioners, Apprentices and student radiographers in CT & NM and assist the CT Principal Radiographer or NM Modality Lead as required with the day-to-day operational management of the CT& NM Departments.

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 & Educations

Essential criteria
  • HCPC Registration
  • Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc in Radiography
Desirable criteria
  • Post graduate qualification or equivalent in CT or Nuclear Medicine
  • Master’s degree

Knowledge and Training

Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of attendance of specialty / short courses in CT or NM
  • Evidence of I.V. cannulation training & Competency
  • Involved in governance activities
  • Carried out Research projects


Desirable criteria
  • Post graduate experience in CT with a varied workload
  • Extensive clinical experience in Nuclear Medicine

Communication & Relationship Skills

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Able to deal/cope with difficult situations calmly and sensitively

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Richard Andrews
Job title
CT Principal Radiographer
Email address
Telephone number
01384 456111
Additional information

Richard Andrews - CT Modality Lead 

richard.andrews1@nhs.net 01384456111 EXT:3067


Alex Neale - Nuclear Medicine Modality Lead

alexander.neale@nhs.net  01384456111 EXT:2094