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Radiography Apprentice

Employer
Worcestershire Acute H
Location
Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
14 Oct 2021
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Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

We're a large organisation, providing acute services from the Alexandra Hospital (Redditch), Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre and Worcestershire Royal Hospital (Worcester) to a population of over 575,000 people in Worcestershire, as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield. We also manage a Surgery ward at Evesham Community Hospital.

Our workforce is nearly 6,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

It's an exciting time to join the Trust. In partnership with staff, patients and partners, we are developing of our Clinical Services Strategy which will outline how our services will be organised effectively across our sites into the future. Our Clinical Services Strategy will build on the improvements already put in place in recent years, following the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire review which has seen improved outcomes in a number of areas, including maternity and children's services.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people.

If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!

In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.

**THIS VACANCY IS ONLY OPEN TO EMPLOYEES OF WORCESTERSHIRE ACUTE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST**

Apprenticeship Radiographer

Training - Cross county

Salary - Years 1 & 2 Band 3

Year 3 - Band 4

HCPC registration - Band 5

We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity open to Radiology Assistants, Assistant Practitioners and Clerical staff. We are looking support a successful candidate onto the Exeter University Apprenticeship Radiographer Degree Program due to commence in March 2022. This exciting training opportunity offers individuals to become a full HCPC radiographer (subject to course completion and HCPC registration).

The apprenticeship degree program is a new venture supported and sponsored by Health Education England, to provide the opportunity to locally train enthusiastic prospective students to become radiographers.

Successful candidates (subject to qualifications) will be enrolled on to the degree apprenticeship to commence in March 2022. Successful candidates will be expected to complete; work-based, online, self-directed learning as outlined in the university prospectus. Occasional attendance at Exeter University will be required. Apprenticeship radiographers will be supported in department by our radiography team.

Candidates applying must have the required qualifications as documented in the personal specification and Exeter University internet pages. Furthermore, an expectation from the prospective degree apprentice of enthusiasm, commitment and pro-activeness is essential.

Please read the attached documents, BSc Degree Apprenticeship Brochure, Admissions Guidance and High Level Summary to help you consider your application.

Please apply via NHS jobs detailing why you wish to apply, your qualifications and your ability to commit to the course requirement over the next 3 years. We will ensure as a department that successful candidates are given the support required.

For further details please contact Tracy Robson, Lead Superintendent Radiographer Ex 30273

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Important information about your application

**** Please be aware that job adverts may close before the published closing date, if we have a high volume of applications, so we recommend getting your application in as quickly as possible. ****
  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

Follow the recruitment team on Twitter for the latest nursing opportunities @worcsacutejobs

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.

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