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Radiology Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
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£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
31/01/2020 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 Staff Nurse





Band 5

£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata

We have exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic staff nurse to join our Intervention Radiology team. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team including Consultant Radiologists, Nurse, Radiographers and Radiology Department Assistants to deliver high standards of care within the imaging modalities of Interventional Radiology, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy and CT/MRI on the Southport site.

The varied nature of this specialty means there is always something new and interesting to learn and is an opportunity for you to develop your career and skills within the imaging specialty to deliver the highest standards of care during specialist interventional procedures diagnostic investigations, and therapeutic interventions. Interventions include: angioplasty, renal and hepatic, biopsy and drainage.

The post consists of a variety of roles including working as a scrub assistant for sterile interventional procedures, circulating duties for recording patients’ observations, IV drug administration and managing patient care pre and post stages of treatment.

You will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and strive for opportunities for improvement .You will positively impact on the experience of patients and carers by providing a high standard of clinical care. We are also looking for an organised individual with excellent communication skills and a positive approach to change.

Previous radiology experience is desirable, but not essential as training will be given. However a willingness to work as part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team is essential.
Interested applicants are advised that they should consider making an appointment for an informal visit to the department to fully appreciate the job role and requirements prior to applying.

Advertising Date; 6th January 2020

Closing Date; 31st January 2020

Proposed Interview Date: 12th February  and 13th February

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adults/ children disclosure)

***Previous Applicants Need Not Apply***

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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

For an informal discussion or for further details please contact to:
Christine Hibbitt
Sister Interventional Radiology – Direct Telephone: 01704 704107/704110
Southport & Formby DGH

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier that stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience