Assistant Practitioner - Mammography - London

St George’s University Hospitals
London (Greater)
£23,609 - £27,220/Year
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Breast ImagingGrade
Band 4Contract
Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

£23,609 - £27,220 pa inc.Closing
11/12/2017 23:59

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.
With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.
Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.
Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke. It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.
We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.
As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities. These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.

***PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY***We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, qualified Assistant Practitioner in Mammography. Previous applicants need not apply.You will be part of the Breast Imaging Service at St Georges University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We undertake mammography for both the South west London Breast Screening Service and the Symptomatic Breast Imaging Service.It is an essential requirement of the post that you held a Foundation Degree in breast imaging or equivalent.You will be able to perform mammograms, monitor and test equipment and you will be required to undertake duties in screening and symptomatic clinics, in the Rose Centre at St George's University Hospital and also at screening sites across South West London.You will be part of a dedicated team of health professionals incorporating radiologists, radiographers, assistant practitioners and breast care nurses.Applications will be considered for candidates seeking either full or part time employment. We currently work Monday - Friday, with additional weekends on a voluntary basis. There are the occasional early and late shifts. Candidates will be expected to participate in flexible working patterns.An all female staff provide the service )genuine occupational requirement as stated in sec tion S7(2)I & ii of the Sex Discrimination act).

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below. Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:- The machine readable zone - An ultra violet image - An infra red imageAs part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.