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Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
University Hospital of Leicester / University Hospitals of Derby & Burton / Nottingham University Hospitals
East Midlands
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
02/04/2023 23:59
Interview date

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Job overview

Diagnostic Radiography Students!!  Are you due to graduate in 2023?

3 opportunities in 1 interview!!

Would you like to work in the East Midlands, either at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL), University Hospitals of Derby & Burton (UHDB), or Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH)?

We are looking to appoint undergraduates, ahead of qualification in summer 2023, and are jointly undertaking a UK Radiography Graduate recruitment event, at the National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM), within Loughborough University. 

Main duties of the job

If you are looking for an exciting start to your career, one of these jobs is for you.  Successful applicants will be highly motivated and enthusiastic; adaptable to change; team players; and have excellent communication and organisational skills. Commitment to high quality patient care is essential.  You will be able to display excellent interpersonal skills with a caring, patient centred and flexible approach to work and innovation.

Working at NUH

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) is one of the biggest and busiest acute Trusts in England.  The QSI accredited radiology department employs 650 staff, seeing 500,000 patients per year across the Queen’s Medical Centre, City Hospital and NUH Treatment Centre.

Our wide range of regional specialty services cover neurosciences, Nottingham Children’s Hospital, an Emergency Department (level 1 Trauma centre), cardiac/thoracic surgery, oncology, renal, urology, and stroke services.

NUH Radiology offer a full induction with a 12 month supported preceptorship programme. We also have a wide range of established and developing advanced practitioner roles to transform Radiology services and our people. Our Radiographers also achieved the SCoR Midlands/Individual Team of the Year in 2015/2016/2017.

We greatly value our pre-registration Graduate starters and want you to consider making a contribution to our NUH culture to give the best performance for our patients.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is one of the largest Hospital Trusts in the country serving over 1 Million people. It is based on three hospital sites and employs over 220 Radiographers.

You will experience a broad range of general Radiography skills including rotation in CT. We have exciting opportunities developing in Reporting roles, Advanced Practice and Consultant Radiographers. If career progression is what you looking for with support for training and CPD activity Leicester is the place for you.

We were awarded SCoR team of the year for our leading post mortem imaging service, which you can be part of! We offer a full induction package and a preceptor programme.

University Hospitals of Derby & Burton is one of the biggest and most innovative NHS foundation trusts in the country.  UHDB is a place where we provide 'Exceptional Care Together' and is QSI accredited.

Here, you will participate in a broad rotation in all areas of plain film, theatres, and fluoroscopy. UHDB provides services across a wide geographical area, from South Derbyshire down to Southeast Staffordshire. We are heavily investing in new and modern equipment and Community Diagnostic Centres, which will provide many opportunities and variation within your working rotation across our services.

As a newly qualified radiographer, you will be supported for the first 18 months through a preceptorship scheme. We undertake advanced practice and have a growing  AP  team led by a Consultant Radiographer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

For further information or to arrange informal site visits, please contact:

Gemma Coles ( Superintendent  (LRI), on 0116 258 5719 or visit:

Mark Prince ( on 01332 789469 or visit:

Robert Asher ( Preceptorship Manager, NUH Radiology T: 0115 924 9924 ext. 89437 or visit:

Interview Information

The East Midlands Radiology Undergraduate recruitment event will take place on Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th April 2023 at the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, within Loughborough University (UK). This is the sixth consecutive year we have run this event and it again will take the form of an assessment centre.

Candidates will be required to attend in person to the NCSEM on a single occasion across any of the three days. Each candidate will be required to attend the assessment centre for around two hours. There will be allocated time slots available on either day for selection by candidates on successful invitation to interview. These will issued on a first come first serve basis. 

Candidates invited to interview will be fully briefed on requirements for attendance and specifics of the assessment centre day.

Please note **No alternative interview dates or online interviews will be provided for this event due to the clinical requirements of the objective structured practical examination assessments**

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • BSC/ MSC in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent
  • Has or will be able to achieve HCPC Registration


Essential criteria
  • Able to work a shift pattern covering 24 hours/ 7 days a week
Desirable criteria
  • experience working in ED imaging departments

Physical Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to wear lead aprons for long periods of time
  • Manual handling skills
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerTrust IDArmed Forces Covenant Gold AwardNHS Rainbow badgeadded for NUH

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Robert Asher
Job title
Preceptorship Manager, NUH
Email address
Telephone number
0115 924 992
Additional information

ext. 89437

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