The breast imaging unit based at Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated Mammographer to join our team in the symptomatic and screening setting.
The breast imaging unit is a busy, long established specialist centre fully equipped with Siemens digital mammography equipment and provides a full range of breast imaging investigations. These include, breast tomosynthesis, stereotactic breast biopsies along with the breast screening service which is also provided remotely through three mobile units.
We pride ourselves on being a teaching hospital and imaging reference centre providing great opportunities for training and development. University Hospital Southampton (UHS) was rated by staff in recent surveys in the top 5 acute NHS Trusts as one of the best placed to work.
As a Specialist radiographer in Mammography you will complement our friendly and dedicated multidisciplinary team by seeking to provide high quality patient care. You will demonstrate a professional and caring nature, have excellent communication skills and should be flexible and able to travel between your base at Princess Anne Hospital and mobile screening sites located throughout Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
The successful applicant must have the appropriate postgraduate award in Mammography and HCPC registration. You must be willing to travel to all the sites used by the mobile screening vans and be flexible to the needs of the service.
WHY LIVE AND WORK IN SOUTHAMPTON CITY?
Southampton was recently ranked as the third best place to live and work in the UK by PwC. Situated on the south coast; it boasts an international airport and is only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for this role, we would encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, please use the link below to complete an application.
Closing date for applications will be Thursday 14 February
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.
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|Location:||United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton|
|Salary:||£28,050 - £36,644 pa GBP per year|
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