Breast Screening Radiographer - Band 5/6

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Breast Screening
Full Time and Part Time
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£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
25/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Breast Screening Radiographer

Previous applicants need not apply. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Breast Screening Radiographers to join our caring and supportive team.

The post holder should possess a BSc. in Radiography or equivalent, be state registered, have attained the Postgraduate Award in Mammographic practice, hold a full current driving licence and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

The post holder will be a member of the multidisciplinary team based at Coventry & Warwickshire Hospital undertaking mammography examinations related to the NHS Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) and symptomatic imaging referrals from local surgical Out-patient clinics.

Duties will be undertaken at University Hospitals Coventry& Warwickshire Hospital, the newly opened Coventry City Health Centre Unit, George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, and on the three mobile breast screening units according to NHSBSP guidelines and Warwickshire, Solihull & Coventry Breast Screening Service & ISO 9000:2008 standard operating procedures.

Duties will be undertaken flexibly in the week to include a mixture of shift patterns to include 6, 7.5 and 8.5 hour working days with early starts OR a later finish. Occasional Saturday working will be required.

“The requirement for a female to undertake this role is a Genuine Occupational Qualification and is exempt under section 7(2) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, superseded by The Equality Act 2010.”

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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 further details / informal visits contact:

Claire Pittam (Breast Imaging Service Manager) on 02476 96 7168

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