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Trainee Mammographer in Exeter, Devon at InHealth Limited

Date Posted: 9/20/2022

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Job title: Trainee Mammographer

Salary: £25,655-£27,780

Hours: Monday-Friday, 36 hours per week

Location: Matford Business Centre, Exeter, & also sites across North & East Devon

SUITABLE FOR RECENT RADIOGRAPHY GRADUATES WANTING TO SPECIALISE IN BREAST SCREENING

** A full UK driving license is essential for this role**

Introduction:

The North and East Devon Breast Screening Service has an eligible population of approximately 180,000 women who are invited to screening over a 3-year screening round. The static breast screening unit is currently located at Matford Business Centre providing a screening and assessment service. Screening is also carried out on two mobile units covering a geographical area including 19 sites throughout North and East Devon which include supermarket car parks, local council car parks and hospital sites. Screening patients are referred to the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust for surgical and oncological treatments.

About us:

InHealth is the UK's largest specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. Our aim is to make healthcare better for patients by working collaboratively with the NHS to deliver a range of high-quality tests, scans, assessments and procedures. In the last year, we have supported more than 3 million people in their healthcare journeys, the majority of these are NHS patients and service users.

As a people-focused organisation, our teams are integral in how we deliver our services and our values of Trust, Passion, Care and Fresh Thinking underpin everything we do, influencing the way we interact with patients, customers, and colleagues.

Our mission is to be the preferred provider of high-quality diagnostics and healthcare solutions in hospitals and in accessible community settings, serving 5 million patients from 1,000 locations by 2025.

What you will do:

  • As an InHealth Trainee Mammographer you will provide a high-quality imaging service to all users of the service and screen women for breast cancer by mammography. You will participate in assessment clinics including stereotactic biopsies and participate in the support of development of assistant practitioners.

What you are responsible for:

  • Undertaking a postgraduate course in Mammography
  • Taking high quality mammograms
  • Participating in the unit's Quality Assurance Programme and taking remedial action when necessary
  • Preparing and assisting in biopsy procedures including targeting for stereotactic examinations
  • Taking part in a rota to cover work on mobile screening sites and Exeter's static site.
  • Ensuring enough supplies are available at mobile sites and arrange transportation if necessary
  • Being competent in the use of all clinical equipment used by the Service
  • Keeping up to date with current trends and techniques in mammography
  • Being able to deal with nervous or anxious clients
  • Recording clinical observations
  • Being confident and professional when positioning women who are naked from the waist up
  • Being able to enter all quality assurance data on the computer
  • Dealing with equipment malfunction and know when to suspend its use
  • Maintaining a current CPD portfolio
  • Identifying images suitable for teaching purposes
  • Abiding by the Ionising Radiation Regulations.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A team player who is supportive, reliable and trustworthy
  • Approachable, dedicated and hardworking
  • A people person - someone who enjoys working alongside and helping others
  • Calm and focused in challenging situations
  • A professional, empathetic and courteous individual
  • A good listener and communicator, especially with sensitive material
  • Able to maintain and demonstrate the appropriate and necessary analytical/technical skills, as well as professional judgement.

You should apply if you have experience:

  • BSc in Radiography
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Working in a customer facing role
  • Using Microsoft packages and other IT systems
  • Working as part of a team but also independently
  • Knowledge of data protection and confidentiality laws.

What can InHealth offer you?

We offer a fantastic benefits package, which is available through a mobile-enabled rewards platform, called InJoy. This is your place to access thousands of offers and discounts on a wide range of products and services relating to: fashion, travel, eating out, technology, leisure and more!

In addition to this, we also offer:

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Generous company contribution pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance options
  • Life assurance
  • Hybrid and flexible working opportunities
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities
  • 24/7 access to a dedicated well-being hub and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Monthly award programme and online peer-to-peer recognition
  • Long service recognition, with vouchers and additional annual leave
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Discounts on InHealth's healthcare services
  • Smart tech, Cycle to Work and thousands of discounts and cashback options
  • Paid-for professional memberships and more!

Making sure our people are happy at work is one of our main priorities, which means giving them as many opportunities as we can to support their personal and professional growth. We also have an innovative approach to personal and professional development, helping you to be the best version of you and giving you a real career pathway.

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