An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated individual to join the Radiology team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust as a Diagnostic Radiography Apprentice. The department offers a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop as a professional.
This is a varied and exciting post; the Diagnostic Radiography Apprentice will be are exposed to all elements of the Radiology department including Plain Film, CT/MRI, Ultrasound and DXA.
The appointment will be 37.5 hours per week, this will include working weekends, bank holidays and out of hours.
Our high performing Hospital is led by people who believe that a fantastic quality of life can go hand-in-hand with progressive working practices.
Our award winning hospital is also in an award winning location providing genuine opportunities for a great work-life balance. Yorkshire has recently been voted as the third best region in the world by Lonely Planet, and our local town of Skipton has been voted as the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times, commending its top class schools, great transport links, low crime and beautiful surrounding countryside.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will retain their substantive post (if an internal candidate) but will be working towards a Diagnostic Radiography Degree Apprenticeshipover a period of 3 years. This involves both on the job and off the job learning in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam Universityand clinical placements . During the apprenticeship the post holder will perform all the elements in this job description as a learner and under the direct supervision of a registered practitioner. The clinical placement will be overseen by the Radiology Clinical Practice Educator. The post holder will also work part of their hours as a Radiology Assistant, these hours will be worked around the needs of the service, they will include weekends, bank holidays and out of hours working. This will also include overtime shifts.
We are always looking for enterprising and innovative approaches to the way we provide our services. We are a national centre for telemedicine and introduced telehealth to the UK offender healthcare sector and also provide the service to patients in their care homes. Community matters to us and we are supported by 400 dedicated volunteers and have strong links with Bradford University, Craven College and Leeds City College to ensure we inspire the workforce of the future.
We want to attract staff who embrace our 'Right Care' behaviours of compassion, a commitment to quality of care and working together for patients - we want to make these part of our DNA.
28 November 2023
Agenda for change
£22,816 to £24,336 a year per annum
Airedale General Hospital