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Lead MR Radiographer

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Radiographer, Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Lead MR Radiographer to join our friendly and committed team of CT and MR trained radiographers.

The James Paget University Hospital is located on the beautiful Norfolk and Suffolk coastline, with the beach within walking distance from the Trust. Norwich is a city of history, culture and entertainment, only 20 miles away and the Norfolk Broads appeal to anyone wishing to escape the hustle and bustle or enjoy some watersports. It really does suit all tastes.

Our hospital is an amazing place to work and we would welcome the opportunity to talk to you about joining our team here on England's east coast

Main duties of the job

The Department is in the fortunate position of receiving funding for the procurement of a new Diagnostic Assessment Centre, with the plan to house additional diagnostic equipment and we have recently expanded our MR service into a brand new build joined to the current hospital.

We undertake all general MR work within our 2 new rooms and have facilities for GA provision . We have both GE and Siemens 1.5T units. We work closely with other specialties to ensure we are providing the best service possible within national guidelines. The Trust is very supportive of trials, and research.

We are looking for someone who is motivated to ensure that each patient receives a good and safe experience from an understanding and friendly face. The team work hard to achieve this and patients are at the centre of all of our plans.

The successful candidate will be passionate and have extensive knowledge and experience of MR. They will have further qualifications in MR imaging /safety. They will be someone with excellent communication skills, drive and enthusiasm to lead this service forward.

This role will be mainly clinical and supervisory with the expectation that the candidate will provide the team with training support and strong leadership. There will be an expectation that the lead will deputise in the absence of the Head of CT/MR also. Radiographers currently rotate in both CT and MR 7 days a week and we have radiography students , both traditional route and apprentices.

About us

The James Paget University Hospital is a vibrant university hospital providing the best possible care to the people of east Norfolk and north Suffolk. We are situated on the coast with several beautiful beaches and the Broads National Park on the doorstep, and we are within commuting distance of Norwich city centre.

Personal and professional development is key within the James Paget University Hospital

Development of self: We will support you in achieving your career goals, through our well-structured supervision and appraisal system. The department actively encourages the utilization of courses and training opportunities provided and signposted through our Operational Development and Wellbeing Service. Training opportunities range from clinical and non-clinical skills, through to leadership and the development of others. The department's links with the Education Department continue to grow with the use of CPD funding as available.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This role includes :

Supervision and support of staff, including training them in the field of MRI

Development and review of policies and procedures in relation to MRI

Ensuring systems are quality assured, maintained and operating safely

Leadership and deputising for the Head of CT/MR

Always looking for innovative service developments and improvements to the current service . Developing business cases where required

Pls see JD for further information.

Person Specification



  • hcpc
  • post grad qualification

expereince and knowldge


  • worked band 6 or above previoulsy (within MR)
  • advanced knowldge of mr - expereince/evidence/knowldge of safety
  • contrast knowldge/cannulation
  • pathways/targets expereince/understadning/knowldge
  • cpd demonstartion
  • reserach /audit experience/knowldge


  • knowldge /exp of equipm,ent maintanance contracts /budgets
  • knowldge/exp management areas such as budgets , rcas, appraisal systems, recruitmnet ,
  • student mentoring/teaching



  • organising/prioritising
  • difficult conversations
  • professional communication- meetings/presentations/teaching etc
  • able to work shifts including weekend s
  • record keeping skills and importance of
  • physical health/dexterity/manual handling



  • Trust values demonstartion


  • mention of trsut in application/reserach

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