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Apprentice Degree Diagnostic Radiographer (MSc Fast Track)

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Jun 2023

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We are pleased to announce our Radiography Apprenticeship in partnership with The University of Exeter.

Do you have a 2:1 or higher BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) in a Science or Engineering subjects and looking for a career change into the rewarding and fast-paced Allied Healthcare Profession of Diagnostic Radiography?

Hopefully, your answer is 'Yes - where can I sign up?'

The MSc Fast Track programme enables graduates to undertake the training to become a Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) registered Diagnostic Radiographer over a 24 month period.

You will learn radiation physics, anatomy, pathology and a vast number of Imaging techniques and examinations that will enable you to play a vital part in the care, diagnosis, and treatment of patients.

A Diagnostic Radiographer's working week can vary. One day in theatre as part of the orthopaedic team, the next x-raying patients referred from their GP for a range of ailments. You will experience Imaging in areas such as x-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound to gain a holistic approach to diagnosis and treatment of patients from many specialities. In Castle Hill hospital, you will be involved in the care of oncology patients. In Hull Royal Infirmary, you will see patients from Neurology or Accident and Emergency.

Main duties of the job

This is a unique apprenticeship opportunity to work in the Radiology Department. The successful candidate will become part of a technical team of staff that contributes to the services within the Imaging Division at HUTH.

The work will involve direct contact with patients of all ages and their families as well as liaising with medical staff. The apprenticeship requires to learn to use Ionising Radiation. Candidates must be 18 years of age when they start the apprenticeship (anticipated October 2023).

This is a challenging role where the successful apprentice candidate will study towards the MSc (Fast Track) Diagnostic Radiography Degree with the University of Exeter, becoming a qualified Diagnostic Radiographer. Candidates must hold a BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) in the fields of Science (physics/anatomy) or Engineering with a classification of 2:1 or above.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing a high-quality diagnostic radiographic service whilst maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • Ensure that practice is carried out in accordance with department policies and protocols whilst under the supervision of Radiographers as directed by the Ionizing Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations and the Ionizing Radiation Regulations.
  • Learn a range of radiographic procedures as directed by Health Care Professions Council (HCPC), Society of Radiographers (SoR), Trust and the University of Exeter's course curriculum.

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust's secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively.

Date posted

07 June 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 3


£22,816 to £24,336 a year Pro rata




2 years

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Job locations

Hull Royal Infirmary

Anlaby Road




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