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Job summary

Main area
Radiology
Grade
Band 2 subject to AfC Banding
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
382-RD33-17
Employer
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£15,404 to £18,157 pa
Closing
21/11/2017 23:59
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Radiology Support Worker

Band 2 subject to AfC Banding

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.


Applications are invited for the position of Radiology Support Worker.

The successful candidate will join the Diagnostic Imaging team in providing support and assistance to patients attending different imaging departments within Radiology, including Ultrasound, mammography, X-ray CT and MR scanning. This may extend to some of the community hospitals and health centres, where imaging is undertaken.

You will work in a multidisciplinary environment that is challenging, rewarding and enjoyable and in which your professional skills are respected. Enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated, you will have excellent communication skills and high standards of patient care.

The department is committed to training, and the development of its staff.

The Radiology Directorate delivers the extended working day/week in order to maximize service delivery. Therefore a flexible, professional approach is essential together with enthusiasm and self-motivation.

Working hours will be routinely between 8am and 8pm Monday to Sunday on rotation

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Applicant requirements

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

Samantha Ansbro MRI Manager or Neil Woodhouse, Superintendent Radiographer
Tel 01253 953664

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01253 957944