Advanced Radiographer

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) will be increasing surgical services in 2020 as part of our continued vision to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research.

Currently UCLH provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites and will be opening a new hospital providing surgical services in the Autumn of 2020. Additional support is required to staff this new site and the services on offer, therefore we are seeking applicants to the post of Advanced Radiographer to support our current staffing structure for this exciting new hospital at UCLH.

University College Hospital is part of the UCLH NHS Foundation Trust which has a reputation for innovation, research and providing excellent patient-focused care.

UCLH is participating in the World’s largest lung cancer screening trial, which will offer low-dose CT scans to population at high risk of lung cancer. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a leading research programme which is predicted to have significant positive outcomes for patients, including early detection and treatment. UCLH will also provide specialist CT scanning services at 4 sites over North and East London (below) which will form the rotation for the post holder:

  1. UCH, Central London
  2. King George Hospital, Goodmayes (part of BHRUT),
  3. Finchley Memorial Hospital, North London
  4. Mile End Hospital, East London

Job Title Band 7 Deputy CT Superintendent Radiographer

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly skilled radiographer to join our forward-thinking and friendly service as part of the SUMMIT study.

As we offer a wide range of services, this is an excellent opportunity to develop your managerial skills and broaden your current skill base whilst working in a supportive team.

As a department, we are very supportive of role development; currently we have radiographers reporting in Axial/Appendicular, Chest, Abdomen, Fluoroscopy and MRI.

We are also keen to facilitate continual professional development for staff with many available in-house training opportunities.

We are looking to recruit a radiographer with sophisticated communication skills and a patient-centred approach. You will need to have significant experience in CT scanning and an interest in research. The successful candidates will work alongside the CT superintendent to provide a patient focused world leading lung cancer screening trial. You will also be actively involved in the teaching and management of junior staff, assistant practitioners, support staff and the assessment of student radiographers whilst on clinical placement.

This role does not require participation in the OOH rota, but there will be opportunities for additional duties on a voluntary basis.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like to talk to someone about this opportunity, please call:

Thea Buchan, CT Superintendent on Ext 73634 or via email:

Interview Date; TBA

Reference: 40917208

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