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Radiography helpers, sometimes known as imaging support workers, assist qualified diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers. They will help administer treatment to patients with a range of illnesses, and process film to help diagnose ill or injured patients.
The duties of a radiography helper will often include:
- assisting patients in the imaging and/or radiotherapy departments
- transporting patients to and from other wards and departments
- assisting in the maintenance and use of the image processing systems, radiotherapy treatment and accessory equipment
- clerical duties such as booking appointments.
Hours and Environment
Radiography helpers usually work around 37.5 hours a week. Part-time and job share opportunities also exist.
They work within hospitals in radiography departments and outpatient clinics.
Radiography helpers normally wear a uniform. The work can be physically and emotionally demanding.
Skills and Interests
To be a radiography helper, you should:
- have patience and good communication skills
- be able to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds
- be able to reassure patients who may be worried or distressed
- be able to work as part of a team
- have the ability to work with high-tech equipment.
There are no set academic qualifications which must be achieved before you can begin working in this field. Employers requirements can vary, however, a good secondary education will be helpful.
Paid or voluntary experience in a healthcare setting, particularly within a hospital, would give you an advantage when applying for work.
As a new radiography helper, you will receive on-the-job training from your employer.
You may also be given the opportunity to work towards NVQ/SVQ Level 3 in Health (Clinical Imaging or Radiotherapy) which includes optional units specifically relevant to radiography support work.
The role of radiography assistant practitioner exists within some NHS trusts. This role attracts a wider range of duties and responsibilities and a higher rate of pay. Assistant practitioners can gain recognition of their skills by doing a foundation degree in Radiography and Oncology Practice.
With some NHS trusts you may be able to work as a helper or assistant practitioner whilst studying part-time to become a qualified radiographer. Contact the Society and College of Radiographers for further advice.
There are opportunities for radiography helpers to work in NHS and private hospitals, in diagnostic radiography and/or radiotherapy departments.
Applicants need to contact their local NHS trust or private hospitals for information on local opportunities.
Figures are intended as a guideline only.
Full-time radiography helpers in the NHS can earn around £14,000 a year.
With experience and a relevant NVQ qualification radiography helpers can earn up to £17,000.
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