If you are a qualified and trained Radiographer then you will be experienced in providing x rays to inpatients and outpatients usually in a hospital setting to help diagnose problems with bones, joints etc.
You will need excellent communication skills to be able to explain to patients what will be happening to them and what they can expect and to be able to put some patients who are worried at ease. An x-ray is a vital tool to find and diagnose problems with patients and decide upon the right course of treatment.
If you want to become a Radiographer you will need to complete a degree or postgraduate qualification which is approved by Health and Care Professions Council. You will be dealing with people who are worried about their health so you must be a people person and you should feel and show sympathy.
If you are a newly qualified radiographer then your earning can earn between £21,388 and £27,901 a year. Once you have some experience in this job then you can earn up to £34,500 a year.
Radiographers with management skills can earn up to £40,500 a year. Consultants can earn even more up to £68,000 a year.
If you are full qualified and now ready to find a new role, please see the below covering letter which you can use as an example:
Radiographer Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Radiographer
I would like to apply for the role of Radiographer that you have got advertised in (where) and (when).
I have done my training and qualifications and am excited to be able to begin my career properly as a Radiographer. I have recently moved to the area and now seeking a new role and am ready to work in a busy environment such as (name of the hospital where the role is).
I have always been interested in radiography and helping to diagnose some less obvious problems in patients and make a big difference in their lives. I am always keen to learn new tests and procedures and learn new equipment.
I am a very thorough individual who pays great attention to detail. I like to achieve 100% accuracy and develop my skills well.
I have enclosed my CV for your consideration. Should you be interested in my skills, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV.