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About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as 'Outstanding for Caring' by the CQC - fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work\/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

About this vacancy

We are looking to recruit aBand 6 Radiographer to join our department at the Princess Royal Hospital, in Haywards Heath. Haywards Heath is perfectly situated on the South Coast, with excellent transport links to the vibrant cities of Brighton and London, whilst also having the tranquility of being situated in the beautiful South Downs national park.

The departmentprides itself on it's friendly, close-knit, supportiveteam and is currently undergoing a significant redevelopment project.

Imaging at Princess Royal Hospital consistsof3DR x-ray rooms, with separate fluoroscopy services. We have recently updated one of our two CT scanners, to a 512 slice, on which we obtain 1-beat cardiac scans. The second 64-slice CT scanner is due to be replaced in this financial year. The successfulcandidate will receive training in CT cardiac and colon procedures, as well as a range of specialist Imaging examinations.

As a Band 6 Radiographer you will rotate through CT, plain film, fluoroscopy, mobile and theatre imaging. There is an out of hours\/extended working day commitment to provide a 24 hour emergency imaging service.

At Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH), our aim is to provide care and treatment of the highest standard, leading edge teaching and research, pioneer new techniques and to keep improving everything we do.

Brighton Sussex University Hospital is an acute teaching trust, whichprovides treatment to over three quarters of a million patients each year working across sites in Brighton and Haywards Heath. The Trust's specialised and tertiary services include arterial vascular surgery, neonatal, paediatrics, cardiac, cancer, renal, infectious diseases and HIV medicine.

Our departmentis proud to haveheld Imaging Services accreditation (ISAS accreditation) since 2014, demonstrating our position as centre for excellence in Imaging.

Suitable applicants should be HCPC registered, have post-qualification experience preferably in an NHS setting and have a flexible approach to work. As a Band 6 Radiographer, you will be expected to actively partake in the role development of others, working closely with other Radiographers, students and assistant practitioners.

The Department is supported by a team of Lead Superintendent Radiographers and Superintendent Radiographers. In return for your commitment to us we will provide ongoing support for your professional development, as well as a friendly, challenging and stimulating work environment.

General information for applicants

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

We may also use our substantive adverts to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH specification for that role you may be offered a bank post. Please note our Bank hourly rates are outlined on a separate payscale.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU\/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For further more information, or help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 \/448616 or by email: bsuh.hremploymentservices@nhs.net
Job Sector
Health & Medicine
Job Position
Radiography & Sonography
£30,401.00 - £37,267.00
Haywards Heath
Haywards Heath, UK Show on map
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