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Radiology Department Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
15 hours + 22.5 hours
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£18,813 - £20,795 pro rata, pa
24/05/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Radiology Department Assistant




Part time hours of 22.5 and 15 available

Band 3


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities.

Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

We welcome applications from enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible candidates for these part time Radiology Department Assistant posts which are based at Ormskirk District General Hospital but may include rotation to Southport and Formby DGH.

NVQ Level III or equivalent is essential and experience of working in a patient care environment preferred.

Your role in our team will be to assist in providing and maintaining a high standard of diagnostic imaging services for patients and clinicians.

Your key tasks will include providing support and assistance to radiographers during x-ray examinations and specialised imaging procedures, including CT & chaperoning patients during radiological and ultrasound examinations, preparing trolleys for sterile and non-sterile investigations, supervision of in- patients/A+E patients in the waiting area and providing clerical support including inputting data onto computers in order to maintain patient records.

These posts will also involve participation in extended working days which includes evening and weekend working.

The posts are as follows:-

0.6 wte - working Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

0.4 wte - working Monday & Friday

Advertised date: 16th May 2019

Closing date: 30th May 2019

Interview date: 10th June 2019



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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

Rachel Lovelady 01695 656565/656671

If you have problems applying, contact

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust
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01695 656583