CT Principle Radiographer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year Pa
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Radiographer, Other allied health
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic individual to join our senior radiographic workforce at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. The role has been re-titled to reflect the new banding, pending approval at the upcoming job matching panel. The successful candidate will provide departmental management and lead the CT modality. Excellent CT knowledge and practical skills are essential, as well as sound written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with HR processes and the ability to work to deadlines is extremely important, as are good interpersonal skills and the capacity to thrive in a pressured environment.

We want someone who is passionate about service development and shares the same drive for improvement we do. The candidate will require effective organisational skills to ensure continuous compliance with internal KPI's and external performance requisites. Leadership is an essential attribute.

The successful candidate will join a great team of very hard working Radiology staff. There is an excellent atmosphere to be enjoyed at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust Radiology Department and you will not find a friendlier place to work!

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Stuart Cooper; Radiology Directorate Manager.Tel: 0161 419 5970Email: Stuart.Cooper@stockport.nhs.uk

Main duties of the job

The post holder will lead the CT service and be the primary point of contact for the speciality. They will actively engage with all aspects of the service and continuously seek its improvement. They will be responsible for the day to day management within the department and hold a key position in theoperational provision of the out of hours services, ensuring adequate resources are available to the staff who deliver it. The post holder will drive high radiographic standards and collaborate with key stake holders to ensure the service is fit for purpose and meeting all regulatory requirements.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
  • If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • DCR or BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
  • State Registered with HCPC
  • Evidence of CPD or portfolio
  • PGC in CT or equivalent masters level education in CT



  • Extensive Radiography experience, specifically in CT and a knowledge of current trends and ionising Radiation Regulations
  • Awareness of other imaging modalities



  • Evidence of working in CT


  • Supervisory management of staff

Skills and Abilities


  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Keyboard skills
  • Enthusiasm and desire to develop and undertake new techniques and skills

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