Rotational Band 6 Radiographer - London

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population.

We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas.

Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research. We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
• University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
• National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery 
• Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital 
• Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
• University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
• The Hospital for Tropical Diseases 
• University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street
We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women’s health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology


Job Overview

To support the delivery of safe, specialist neuroimaging and help advance the inpatient and outpatient service for patients through sound specialist knowledge, participation in research and audit activity, user involvement and a commitment to the professional development of self and others. To help ensure patient needs/ expectations are met or exceeded.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Responsibilities

  • To produce and promote images of the highest technical quality as befits a high-profile department/hospital, adapting and tailoring the examination to the needs of the patient, whilst keeping the radiation dose as low as reasonably practicable.
  • To critically evaluate images both technically and clinically in order to ensure that the best possible imaging is produced, taking the patient’s medical and psychological condition into account.
  • To liaise efficiently and effectively with clinical staff and other service users, advising on planning and execution of radiological procedures.
  • To advise medical staff on the appropriateness of the different modalities available within the Neuroradiology department.
  • To advise medical staff on the technical applications and limitations of the different modalities and procedures available within the Neuroradiology department.
  • To advise on issues of radiation protection and safety commensurate to the post, referring complex enquiries appropriately.
  • To advise on issues of MRI safety, referring complex enquiries appropriately.
  • To ensure safety of staff and patients in 3T environment advising on suitability of patients for 3T scanning
  • To ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors to the Neuroradiology Department in accordance with departmental policy
  • To undertake complex neuroimaging techniques such as perfusion imaging, fMRI etc.
  • To investigate and advise on the appropriateness of performing a MRI procedure on a patient with an implant, referring complex issues appropriately
  • To diligently record all necessary fiscal and technical data, using departmental and hospital paper and electronic systems i.e., EPIC and PACS to ensue rapid and accurate transit through the admin and clerical systems of the Trust

Operational Responsibilities

  • To use the equipment in the department safely and effectively, always ensuring adherence to the manual handling regulations
  • To organise the workload for the allocated modality, taking into account clinical priority.
  • To react swiftly and appropriately to changing circumstances relating to the patient’s condition, staffing or workload
  • To always use imaging equipment in the correct manner and to report any faults appropriately. All equipment faults must be reported in the fault books provided.
  • To make initial investigations into equipment failures, undertaking preliminary fault-finding procedures and communicate details of the problem effectively to the manufacturer and Superintendent Radiographer
  • To communicate effectively with all users of the service, both internally and externally, in order to ensure the provision of an efficient, timely and high-quality service
  • To ensure that any documentation relating to routine servicing or equipment breakdown is correctly completed and filed, and any information is disseminated appropriately
  • To attend and participate in staff meetings and any other Directorate meetings as required

Training, Audit and Governance Responsibilities

  • To take a lead role in clinical audit
  • To participate in the induction and training of new staff in an allocated modality.
  • To act as a ‘buddy’ for new staff of the same grade and act as a mentor to junior staff
  • To instruct and teach student radiographers and more junior staff and to take an active part in teaching sessions within the department, performing assessments when required
  • To take an active role in the departmental mentoring scheme as requested by the Superintendent Radiographers.
  • To maintain and develop an interest in Continued Professional Development, continuously updating and expanding their professional skills and knowledge
  • To ensure all training logs are completed and filed appropriately
  • To attend all mandatory training.

Important Requirements:

  • HCPC Qualified or qualification in diagnostic radiography
  • AT least 6 months previous experience in NHS & Radiography department in last 3 years
  • Strong initiative and commitment to mentoring talent, acting as a role model and resource to junior staff
  • An honest individual with integrity, and a caring approach to patients
  • Excellent administrative, verbal, and written communication skills

Our Bank Staff Radiographers are invaluable to us, so we provide the following advantages as a thank you for their dedication and commitment:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Ability to book and monitor shifts using online timesheet
  • Weekly salary
  • Priority of shifts over agency workers
  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training
  • We operate with an open-door policy
  • Competitive salary

Apply now for this exciting opportunity by attaching you CV, and one of our recruitment team members will be in touch shortly.



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