East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest organisations in the eastern region which provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training.

We like to recruit the best staff, so, if you want to make a difference, we would like to hear from you

An exciting opportunity has arisen for substantive Band 6 radiographer vacancies to work within the Medical Imaging Department on the Ipswich Hospital Site within East Suffolk & North Essex Foundation Trust.

The department is part of a large district general hospital and radiographers will be expected to rotate through all general areas including the Emergency Department, CT scan, Fluoroscopy , all the plain film imaging modalities as well as opportunities for the right candidates to train within Vascular & Intervention and Cardiac modaliites

The department operates extended day working across a 7 day week and you will be expected to undertake overnight duties including undertaking m emergency CT scans, covering weekends/bank holidays on a rostered basis with contracted hours being worked over seven days.

Current experience of undertaking CT scanning and other more complex procedures both in and out of hours would be advantageous.

Applicants must have at least 24 months post qualification experience as a Band 5 radiographer and will be expected to undertake additional training in order to join out of hours rosters supporting service delivery if not already proficient. Once competency is achieved radiographers across modalities you will be covering 24/7 on a regular rostered basis.

In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate good communication skills, good radiographic and professional skills & standards and multi-disciplinary team working, which will include teaching colleagues and supporting undergraduate radiographers in training. Candidates will be required to demonstrate evidence of an up to date CPD portfolio as required for maintaining HCPC registration.

The successful candidate will be required to support the managers and area leads with delivery of an efficient and effective service within the current challenging healthcare environment. If you feel you have the necessary experience and aptitude to fulfil this role, we would be pleased to hear from you. .

1 full time position available – 37.5 hours

1 part time position available – 25.5 hours

Closing date for applications: Sunday 16th November 2020

Please note that where response levels are exceptional we may close the post before the specified date, therefore early application is recommended. Please make sure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria. When providing reference details please provide email addresses so references can be sought promptly to cover the last 3 years of employment.

Successful candidates may be charged for their DBS check. Please ensure you read the information found in the attached DBS Information document

The Trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Please be advised that following the new Government’s cap on Tier 2 Immigration, whilst we welcome applications from all and your application will be considered on individual merit, if you are offered a position and require a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship we may not be able to process your application to the final stage due to the significant reduction of certificates available to us.

In submitting an application form, you authorise East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.