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Lead MRI Radiographer


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MRI radiographer
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
Band 8a
21/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Manchester Royal Hospital is looking for full time, 37.5 hours per week, enthusiastic Radiographer to Lead the team in MR scanning. You should have proven  MRI imaging and management skills and the ability to work flexibly over 7 days in 12 hour shifts.

If you have a proven aptitude for MRI and would like the opportunity to expand your management skills this is the post for you.

 Successful applicants will form part of the MR scanning team and will be expected to follow direction from the senior Management team.

We use a GE 1.5T  scanner and the department is ergonomically designed to maximise patient throughput. A purpose built room is being built to house a second 1.5 T Siemens scanner. This should be operational in the spring of 2019.

We undertake a wide range of examinations, including vascular, gynaecological, GU, gastro, neurological and muscular skeletal. Training will be given for more complex or department specific scans.

MFT is committed to staff development and there is currently a CPD manager within MRI. You will be encouraged to attend management training to support your role.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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Jeanette Ryder


or 0161 276 8589

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