Assistant Practitioner Mammographer

Royal Cornwall Hospita
Competitive salary
15 Jul 2021
25 Jul 2021
Role Type
Start Date
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.

This is a Training Opportunity

Due to the nature of this unit, the post holder must be female. This provision applies under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, section 7 (2)(B) in relation to a genuine occupational qualification.

Full-time & Part-time opportunities available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Assistant Practitioner to work in breast imaging at the Mermaid Centre at Royal Cornwall NHS Trust (RCHT) in Truro. This is the main acute healthcare provider for the population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, providing a full range of services accessed by more than 600,000 people.

The Mermaid Centre is highly regarded as a centre of excellence in both screening and symptomatic services, with both breast imaging and surgical teams supporting one stop clinics in the unit. We are a satellite training centre for St George's NHS Trust London.

The role of an Assistant Practitioner in Breast Imaging is to perform high quality mammograms on Symptomatic and Breast Screening Patients. Ideally you will hold a recognised qualification in breast imaging equivalent to L4 Mammography Associate Apprenticeship. If you do not hold this qualification in Breast Imaging, training will be provided at Band 3 with progression to Band 4 upon successful completion of this qualification.

Although based at The Royal Cornwall Hospital you will be required to work on our Mobile Breast Screening Units on a rotational basis at sites around the county, for this reason applicants are expected to have a full driving license and access to a vehicle. At the last NHS BSP QA visit, the Mermaid Centre was identified as one of the top performing units in the country.

This is a full-time post working 37.5 hours per week. Part-time may be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sally Harris or Diana Williams Team Lead on 01872 253776

.external_test_container { margin-left: 15px; } .external_test_short_desc { color: #990066; font-weight: bold; } .external_test_long_desc { color: #990066; font-weight: bold; }

Information submitted in your application via NHS Jobs will be transferred to Trac, our 3rd party recruitment system. This will enable the management of the recruitment process including retaining any related documents. Your data remains confidential and will not be shared with any other parties. By submitting an application, you authorise us to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

Successful applicant details will be retained for the duration of your employment (and for a suitable time as required following your date of leaving). Unsuccessful applications are retained confidentially for a period of 13 months and then destroyed. If you have any questions relating to your personal data please contact the Trust's Data Protection Officer by email

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here Work in the UK .

It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants .

Not everyone needs a 'Skilled Worker' visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you're eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It's cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs ( ), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs