NHS Western Isles
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 - £22,440 to £29,034 per annum
Plus £985 Distant Island Allowance per annum
37.5 hours per week – hours negotiable
Permanent Post

We are looking for a highly motivated, hard working, enthusiastic Radiographer to work in our busy Radiology Department. This position would be particularly suitable for qualified Radiographers with a particular interest in remote and rural working.

You will have the opportunity to work in a ‘state of the art’ department with a friendly team of Radiographers and Sonographers dedicated to providing a high quality Radiographic service to the Western Isles population.

The post will be based at the Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, with occasional visits to the Uist and Barra Hospital in Benbecula to provide short Radiography locums.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in DR, CR, Digital Fluoroscopy, and Multislice CT. There is an on call from home commitment with this post.

The Western Isles Hospital is situated in Stornoway on the beautiful Island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. The island is served by excellent communications links with the Scottish mainland and is ideally situated for a wide range of cultural and outdoor leisure activities.

The successful candidate will:
• hold DCR or BSc in Diagnostic Radiography
• have good working experience in a wide range of diagnostic imaging investigations
• have understanding of the specific challenges of remote and rural healthcare delivery
• be able to work in a pressurised, acute environment
• hold HCPC registration
The successful applicants will be required to register with the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. For further information on this post please contact Jane MacDonald, Acting Radiology Manager, NHS Western Isles on.

All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form.

Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fònor 762006.

Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Telor 762005.

Closing date: 19th January 2017 Ref No: WI1954