Job overview

Would you like the opportunity of working as part of a team of healthcare professionals?

Are you hardworking, forward thinking and enjoy working in a busy, friendly environment?

If so, this could be the ideal job for you. We have a vacancy for a Radiographic Assistant in the Department of Radiology. 

The post involves caring for patients, preparation for examinations, housekeeping, clerical and general administrative duties in all areas including X-ray, CT and MRI Scanning, Ultrasound and Mammography, as well as assisting with PACS image processing.

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

You must be able to relate appropriately and sensitively to patients needs in the imaging department. Previous nursing or health care worker experience would be advantageous. You must also be able to work as an effective team member alongside Radiographers, Radiologists and Assistants to ensure the efficient provision of the imaging service.

Good interpersonal and communication and IT skills are essential as is the ability to work under pressure.

You will be required to provide assistance and care for patients within the Department of Radiology. In addition to :

  • Providing support and assistance to Consultants and Radiographers.
  • Work within a professional, self managed patient care team and perform housekeeping and support duties of high standards whilst rotating through all sections throughout the department. 
  • Working for our organisation

    Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

    We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of “Outstanding” from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

    Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard’s Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

    Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

    We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

    Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

    Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

    Person specification


    Essential criteria

  • GSCE pass in English and Mathematics or equivalent
  • Skills/Abilities

    Essential criteria

  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Work independently
  • Desirable criteria

  • Computer skills
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Dealing with the public
  • Previous experience of work in person orientated environment
  • Desirable criteria

  • Previous NHS or healthcare experience
  • Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • Understanding hospital environment
  • Understanding of all types of patients and service users
  • Other Requirement

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to deal in stressful situations
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexible to needs of service
  • Willingness to work according to and be involved in the development of departmental procedures
  • Trust Values

    Essential criteria

  • Understanding and demonstration of the Trust Values.
  • General Guidance for Applicants

    The Trust is committed to supporting flexible working wherever possible. The Trust also welcomes applications from candidates wishing to job share with or without job share partners.

    We are committed to equal opportunities, and have been approved as a Disability Confident Employer.

    The Trust offers a number of benefits, including a relocation loan for new starters moving to the area. More details on our range of benefits can be found on the Homerton website.

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