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Senior Radiographic Assistant

Band 3

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317 CRF CARU 420601
Band 3
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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317 03 Campus for Ageing & Vitality
£19,737 - £21,142 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.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in association with Newcastle University wishes to appoint a Senior Radiographer Assistant for the Centre for In Vivo Imaging (CIVI), which comprises the Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre (MR) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Centre.   

Previous experience in a healthcare related discipline is essential.  The MR Centre opened in 2006 and is equipped with 2 whole body magnetic resonance scanners and the PET Centre opened 2016 with a PET MR scanner.  The major work of CIVI is to develop new techniques and carry out medical research on volunteers (patients and healthy control participants).   A wide range of conditions are investigated including diabetes, dementia, liver, heart and muscular disorders.  

The new appointee will work with four Senior Radiographers as part of the core research team of CIVI.

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

Full Time 37 Hours 30 Minutes/Week

Interview Date:- Friday, 14 May 2021

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Applicant requirements

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

Louise Ward
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0191 208 1157