Imaging Department Assistant
- Band 2
- Part time - 22.5 hours per week
- UHNM, Haywood & Community Hospitals
- £20,270 - £21,318 per annum
- 04/10/2022 23:59
If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)
Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.
The Imaging Department is looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual to the position of Imaging Department Assistant within the Community X-ray team at UHNM.
Imaging Department Assistants are required to provide a supportive role to the imaging team ensuring the delivery of an efficient and effective service; working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to give the best quality of service by assisting radiographers, nurses and medical staff .
A caring, co-operative and flexible approach to working practices is required whilst maintaining a professional attitude for the dignity and well-being of the patient.
Reception / clerical duties including data entry are essential elements of the role, however the role consists of working clinically alongside Radiographers within Imaging rooms and also on portable imaging.
The post holder will act as a Fire Warden to the team (training given)
Main duties of the job
The duties are varied and include data input , reception duties, direct patient care, assisting Diagnostic Radiographers, maintaining stock in clinical areas and departmental cleanliness.
Successful candidates would need to be highly motivated, uphold the trusts values and have good organisational and IT skills.
Applicants must have previous experience of working in a caring environment and hold 5 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above to include Maths and English.
Imaging Department Assistants need to be flexible to meet the needs of the service. Out of hours working is an essential part of the role; these include evenings, weekends and bank holiday shifts along with working days in our peripheral outpatient areas.
Working for our organisation
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest & most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations & medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital & County Hospital in Stafford.
We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands & North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care & the best people come to learn, work and research.
The Rheumatology centre at the Haywood Hospital currently welcomes patients from Staffordshire, Cheshire & Derbyshire. The catchment area has a population of over 500,000 patients. The Haywood hospital is pioneering in many different aspects of rheumatology, the first community rheumatologist was appointed here and the development of a computerised drug monitoring system was implemented at the Haywood Hospital.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For more details on the post, please contact Gavin Eardley
(see contact details)
- Minimum 5 GCSE's or equivalent vocational course, to include English grade C/4 or above
- NVQ2 or 3 in Care
- Evidence of personal development
- Experience in a patient /client facing caring envirement / role
- Experience of working in a customer facing environment
- Experience of working in a NHS clinical role
- Experience of working within a imaging department in a clinical role
- Computer literate, familiar with microsoft packages and able to undertake accurate data entry
- Ability to organise prioritise
- Attention to detail
- Working knowledge of raditaion information systems
- Ability to participate in 24/7 rosters and flexible approach
- Full driving licence and access to a vehicle (Essential due to community based role)
- Previous visit /experience in xray department
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
Further details / informal visits contact
- Gavin Eardley
- Job title
- Modality Team Leader for General Imaging
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01782 673521