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Specialist Radiographer

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Mammography
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full or Part time hours available
Job ref
234-18-CS2069
Site
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Town
Norwich
Salary
£23,023 - £36,644 per annum, pro rata
Closing
17/01/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.

People-focused

We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect

We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity

We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication

We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence

We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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Our friendly and progressive Norwich Breast Unit has a lot to offer an enthusiastic Mammographer. We aim to always be at the forefront of developments. 

The department provides a full symptomatic and breast screening service, with symptomatic and assessments based in a state of the art hospital, on the outskirts of the city. The department has 2 mammography rooms, equipped with Full Field Digital (FFD) technology, 2 ultrasound rooms and a designated FFD room for prone biopsies. The department also performs Tomosynthesis and Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography.

The hospital has a fully integrated RIS and PACS system. 

The screening base is situated nearer to the city centre with a static unit on site accommodating 2 rooms, as well as a static unit at the Cromer District Hospital. The unit also has 2 mobile screening vans that cover all of picturesque rural Norfolk including many seaside locations.  All equipment is full field digital technology. We work at a pleasant pace so we can make the women’s experience as caring as possible. 

The Post Graduate Award in Mammography and a clean driving licence is an essential requirement for the post. For the appropriate candidate training in the PG Cert in Mammography would be offered. Whilst training the candidate will be a Band 5 (£23,023 - £29,608) and also agree to sign a Learning agreement. The cost of the course will be met by the Trust, as long as the course is successfully completed and a minimum of 2 years post qualification service is completed.

To provide a professional, high quality mammographic imaging service.  Working in both the symptomatic service and NHS Breast Screening Programme, producing mammograms of the highest standard.  The post holder will practice for the majority of the time unsupervised often supervising assistant practitioners and trainee Mammographers.

Full or part time hours available. At present the department works from 8am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday.

Open for applications: 7th January 2019

Close for applications: 17th January 2019

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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

Rachel Hiscock, Breast Imaging Manager: 01603 286731 or rachel.hiscock@nnuh.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01603 287578