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Job reference: 060764
Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)
Job closing date: 27/07/2021
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 13/07/2021
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Lothian
Department: Imaging

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The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Directorate of Clinical Radiology

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Imaging Facility (QMRI)

The QMRI facility is part of the network of imaging facilities across Edinburgh. It is located within the Queen’s Medical Research Institute (QMRI) at the Bioquarter campus at Little France in Edinburgh. It hosts 2 PET-CT systems, a 3T wide bore MRI and Scotland’s first PET-MR scanner. Both NHS and University staff work together in the facility.

The facility supports both imaging for biomedical research and NHS clinical imaging.

Specialist Radiographer 2.0 WTE

AfC Band 6 37.5 hrs per week

There is an opportunity to join our expert imaging team at the QMRI facility. You would have the opportunity to work on cutting edge equipment and take part in innovative research.

There are vacancies within our imaging team. You should be a radiographer, ideally with cross sectional imaging experience. Experience in research and CT and/or MRI imaging is desirable (Cardiac CT/MRI in particular). Training will be provided if necessary.

The vacancy is to work within our core areas of PET-CT and CT or MRI and PET-MRI. There will be the opportunity to expand to all areas as you gain experience.

Your role will be to support both research and clinical activity. This primarily includes imaging tasks, but also data management, administration and additional support for research projects.

You would be employed on an NHS Agenda for Change contract. NHS work is in conjunction with RIE Radiology. Research Imaging is in support of University Academic research as well as NHS and commercial clinical trials.

You should have technical expertise and knowledge, along with a methodical and organised approach to your work. The ability to work within a close team is essential and you must be committed to providing the highest quality of service to patients, research participants and colleagues.

The imaging team are expected to be proactive regarding further education and CPD. To fully contribute to the team a valid interest in medical research is essential.

Working hours are generally 7.5hrs per day, Monday to Friday, however, flexible working will be required as workload demands, such as evening or weekend scanning. Consideration will be given to interest in part time working. 

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact David Brian, Superintendent Radiographer on 0131 2427758. Information on Edinburgh Imaging is available at:​​​​​​​

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