Clinical Imaging Assistant

Salary

£23,625 to £24,150 Per Annum


Town/City

Manchester locations


Contract Type

Permanent


Closing Date

28/07/2024

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01242 535 900

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Cobalt

Cobalt Health is a medical charity pioneering innovation in medical imaging diagnosis by investing in equipment, integrated research and education to improve outcomes for patients now and in the future. Each year it provides diagnostic imaging for over 140,000 patients at its imaging centres and on mobile scanners located across the UK. The Charity is the leading provider of ultra-low dose CT lung cancer screening services in the UK, working in partnership with the NHS. 
I CARE – our values - our culture - our purpose

Patient care is at the heart of all we do. We carefully select people who can show us how they share these same values and can contribute to a culture of respect, diversity, vision and a commitment to continuous learning and development.

About the job

You will be part of our team of clinical imaging assistants working closely with radiographers, consultant radiologists and surgeons and other healthcare professionals. The role is busy, varied and rewarding. Your day-to-day duties will include:

  • providing reassurance to patients
  • carrying out patient safety screening checks
  • preparing patients for examination and accompanying patients to and from scanner rooms
  • making sure the working environment is clean and hygienic
  • helping to maintain equipment and reporting any faults
  • assisting with procedures
  • clerical tasks such as data input, image transfer, ordering stocks of consumable items
  • patient reception services

Shifts will involve working variable days over a 7-day week, (3 x 11.5 shifts with a 30-minute unpaid break) across several locations in Manchester and the surrounding area. Enhancements apply to weekend and bank holiday working.

Full time 34.5hpw and part time (minimum 23hrs per week)

Full job description

About you

The skills, experience and knowledge required for this role are sound demonstrable educational background and qualifications, good IT skills, experience of working or volunteering in a public service sector.  Experience of working or volunteering within a healthcare setting would be beneficial.

You will be committed to providing safe, caring and accessible care to patients.  You will enjoy being part of a highly professional and diverse team.  Flexibility and adaptability to change in a fast paced working environment.  You will have a good understanding of health and safety, patient confidentiality, discretion and trustworthiness .  Physical dexterity, co-ordination and sensory skills will be essential in supporting radiographers with positioning patients for their scan.  You will be reliable and a good attitude towards attendance and punctuality.

Please be aware that Cobalt is not able to sponsor non-EU/EEA Tier 2 applications.

Benefits and rewards

  • Company salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus public holidays rising with service
  • Life assurance cover at 4 x annual salary
  • Support for professional and personal wellbeing
  • Employee benefits programme
  • Complementary healthcare scheme
  • Service recognition

To apply, please download our application form from the menu on the right and upload it along with your CV and cover letter.