Job overview

The Community Radiology Service in HWLH is seeking to appoint a highly motivated radiographic assistant to join the team at Lewes Victoria Hospital and Uckfield Community Hospital. The role will be a clinical and administrative one (20/80 spilt).

The main tasks will include ensuring that referrals are administrated according to local processes and appointments for imaging are made within national waiting times. To ensure the post holder gets the most out of the job, communication and organisational skills are key and will be evidenced at interview. Previous experience working in an NHS setting will be essential. The clinical aspects of the role will include chaperoning ultrasound scans and assisting in the x-ray room when required and according to patients needs.

The HWLH radiology team is innovative, encourages feedback for continuous improvement and adheres to regulatory and best practice.

Main duties of the job

Please see the attached job description for a detailed outline of the roles and responsibilities.

Working for our organisation

SCFT offers excellent support to staff with regular high quality supervision, wellbeing support and opportunities for personal and professional development and we look forward to you joining our teams as qualified SCPHNs.

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • Over 8,400 full time, part time and bank staff members
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 10,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • Flexible working patterns offered across all services
  • Thriving BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Accredited Level 3 Disability Confident Leader
  • SCFT is an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates and LGBT+ candidates are particularly encouraged, to ensure the Trust’s workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves.

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities
    Please see the attached job description for a detailed outline of the roles and responsibilities.

    Person specification

    Essential criteria

  • Evidence of good general education to GCSE level including Maths and English
  • Desirable criteria

  • Administration NVQ2 or equivalent skills
  • NVQ level 2 in Health and Social care
  • Expereince
    Essential criteria

  • Experience of working with the public face to face and by telephone
  • Admin and clerical experience working in a health and social care environment
  • Experience working within a team structure
  • Use of patient record systems
  • Experience of patient care duties in a hospital setting
  • Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience of using specialised databases
  • Skills and knowledge
    Essential criteria

  • Ability to work under instruction from a registered practitioner or line manager without direct supervision or support
  • Excellent keyboard and computer skills
  • Ability to communicate with patients, colleagues and other staff in an efficient and professional manner
  • Ability to recognise and prevent situations that maybe detrimental to the health and well being of an individual
  • Desirable criteria

  • Adaptability to the changing needs of the service
  • Flexibility of work pattern
  • This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

    Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within two weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails, including your junk folder, on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically as well; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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