Head Radiographer (Maternity Cover)

Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 09th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,914-£49,553
  • REF: PP25031
  • Closes: 04th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Applications are invited from diagnostic radiographers holding either the Diploma of the College of Radiographers or an equivalent degree, to lead a team of veterinary radiographers from 1st March 2021 or as soon as possible after that date.

You will be responsible for managing the facilities and the Radiography team within the diagnostic imaging service for the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital. You will be able to carry out radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations of all species in the radiography department, equine theatre and small animal theatre. Training in the use of other imaging modalities would be an advantage. You will have responsibility for teaching students and training residents in the use of radiographic equipment. You will need excellent communication skills in relation to practical instruction of students and contact with clients and veterinarians. Previous supervisory experience would be advantageous.

In return we offer a supportive and engaging environment with generous paid annual leave (33 days for full time employees, plus public holidays). In addition we are able to provide competitive staff benefits and services, including family friendly policies, numerous discounts on shopping, health care, financial services, and public transport. We also offer defined benefits pension schemes and tax-efficient bicycle, car lease and charity-giving schemes

Informal enquiries should be made to Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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Closing date for applications is 4 March 2021

An interview date will be arranged after the closing date, however, please note that candidates meeting the selection criteria may be invited to interview prior to the close date.

Please quote reference PP25031 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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