The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
08 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role



Band 6 - 37.5 hours/week (Part time position may be considered)

Epping Breast Unit, St Margaret’s Hospital, Epping

Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow is actively seeking to recruit a Band 6 Mammographer to take an active role in planning and providing a high standard of care to all patients, contributing to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the breast screening unit.

It’s an exciting time to join the Epping Breast Unit. This is a new post created due to service changes and the successful candidate will be actively involved with National breast screening program as well as the symptomatic service; and will be part of new developments and innovations within the specialty of mammography.

This role will cover all of the duties expected of a band 6 Mammographer. With current experience in the field of Mammography, the post holder will be expected to form part of the National Breast screening and symptomatic services as well as supervise radiographers new to the Breast Unit when required until they reach the required level of competency.

The department is highly supportive of career development with the potential opportunity for the successful applicant to train in advanced practice. We currently have 2 Clinical Specialist mammographers and a Consultant Mammographer working within the unit.

Qualified as HCPC Registered Radiographer, along with the Certificate in Competence in Mammography. Competent organisational and prioritisation skills, Ability to work as part of a team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Patient orientated, with attitude reflecting PAH Trust Values. Demonstrate ability to work under pressure and concentrate on tasks in a busy environment. Pleasant and professional manner. Customer Service experience.

We would welcome anyone interested in this post to visit our friendly team

For further details / informal visits contact:

Seena Thomas, Superintendent Mammographer (01279 444455 Ext: 5398)

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst 'building for excellence' and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible, family friendly working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff 'at risk'

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Why not Come Home to Harlow and Work with us!

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