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MR PET Imaging Research Radiographer

Band 7

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317 CRF CARU 434008
Band 7
Part time - 22.5 hours per week
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317 03 Campus for Ageing & Vitality
£38,890 - £44,503 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
19/04/2021 23:59
Interview date

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “Healthcare at its best with people at our heart”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.72 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and has been twice rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

Contract 3 years from date of appointment (Post will become permanent when staff achieve or have achieved 4 years continuous service with the Trust, excluding ‘Bank Service’)

(Please note you may be required to work at any site or within any Directorate/Department within the Trust to meet the service needs)

Based at the Campus for Ageing and Vitality, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in association with Newcastle University, Centre for In Vivo Imaging, wishes to appoint a Senior Research Radiographer for the Positron Emission Tomography Centre.

A GE Signa 3T PET-MR Scanner was installed in 2016 with funding from the Medical Research Council as part of Dementias Platform UK, to provide advanced research capability in dementia imaging. The simultaneous acquisition of PET and MR clinical imaging data will also be used in other therapeutic areas, notably in oncology, developing and implementing a range of brain and body imaging protocols.

The new appointee will join a Research Team including MR Radiographers, Nuclear Medicine Technologists, Physicists and Biomedical Scientists. There will be opportunities to extend knowledge and experience in MR investigation and to gain knowledge of PET imaging within a hybrid imaging environment.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for all essential and desirable criteria required for the role.

Further details of the Centre for In Vivo Imaging can be found in the attached, see links document.

Part Time 22 hours 30 minutes/week

Interview Date:- Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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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

Ross Maxwell
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