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Band 4 Associate Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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North London Breast Screening Service
£23,809 - £27,022 pa inclusive
25/01/2019 23:59

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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2 full time posts have become vacant at the North London Breast Screening Service. This is an opportunity to work in one of the largest units in England where you can make a worthwhile contribution in a warm and friendly environment.

This very busy service offers the opportunity to work in both static and mobile screening sites and assessment clinics on a rotational basis.

The three static sites are at Edgware Community Hospital, Finchley Memorial Hospital and Forest Primary Health Care Centre and the area covered includes Barnet, Brent, Enfield, Haringey, Harrow, and part of Hertfordshire. There will also be the opportunity to work Cross site (CELBSS).

This post necessitates travel across this area and therefore the use of a car and a current driving licence is essential. All the static and mobile units are completely digital.

All applicants must hold The Foundation Degree in Breast Imaging or equivalent

The post will combine taking mammograms and assisting during special procedures in assessment clinics, in addition to helping with other breast screening processes as necessary

Post qualification experience in mammography and assessment is essential. However, it is desirable that the candidate should have some experience of working with in the NHSBSP

The unit actively encourages CPD and you will participate in audit which is undertaken routinely.

Due to the sensitive nature of this post, only female applicants can be considered, this is in line with the defined exceptions in the Equality Act 2010, known as Genuine Occupational Requirements (GOQ).


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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information, or to arrange an appointment for an informal visit please contact

Stephanie Scott, Superintendent Radiographer on 020 8732 6993,Kathy Murphy or Maimoona Ahmad ,Deputy Superintendent Radiographers on 020 8732 6939.

The application form, job description and person specification are available on line.

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