Radiography Department Assistant

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Not Mentioned
United Kingdom
29 Nov 2021

Job summary


We are looking for self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to assist in our Emergency X-ray Department over the winter period. This post is for a Radiography Department Assistant for night shift cover only.


About the team:At UHS we have a large friendly team of radiographers, RDAs and RAPs with a wide range of experience working across the following departments:


Emergency X-ray.This area provides adult and paediatric trauma radiography for the Emergency Department and Major Trauma Centre plus emergency and general theatre imaging.There are 3 DR x-ray rooms, DR mobiles and a fleet of up to date image intensifiers undertaking a wide variety of complex imaging procedures.


Main duties of the job


Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.


For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the Job Description and Main Responsibilities section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.


About us


As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated Good by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.


All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.


Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.


Job description


Job responsibilities


What youll do:


Assist Radiographers and Radiologists during imaging procedures and to provide care for patients undergoing imaging procedures.


What were looking for:


You will need to have suitable qualifications and experience working within a team and with people of all abilities, ages and cultures. It would be highly desirable for you to have some previous healthcare experience.


Person Specification





  • G.C.S.E or equivalent qualifications in English and Mathematics


  • A levels - including science subject BTEC - DMM in science/healthcare related subject Relevant Foundation degree





  • Experience of working in a busy customer care environment


  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting.

  • Evidence of previous role requiring team work




  • Able to communicate with people of all ages, abilities and cultures Able to work well in a team

  • Good computer skills

  • Able to follow instruction

  • Able to adapt to service demand

  • Calm under pressure

  • Caring, friendly and approachable



  • Able to work using own initiative


Trust Values



  • Able to demonstrate behaviours that meet the Trust Values ? Patients First ? Always Improving ? Working Together


Disclosure and Barring Service Check


This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Certificate of Sponsorship


Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).


From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).



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