Lead Radiographer for Training & Development (18 months fixed term)

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year per annum incl of HCAS
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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8a Lead Radiographer for Training and development

(Initially 18 months fixed term)

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic, and experienced Radiographer to join our friendly department at Croydon University Hospital (CUH). This is a new role and we are looking for candidates who are keen to progress and develop their leadership and management skills whilst providing clinical leadership to radiographers.

Organisational and leadership skills are important for this role, as the successful candidate will manage all radiology staff by progressing their training and development. They will also be responsible for supporting the teaching of our radiography students and work experience placements.

We would welcome applications from candidates who are new to management roles and are keen to develop in this area.

Croydon University Hospital is a large urban DGH situated in South London, serving the needs of a diverse population of 360,000. It has one of the busiest Emergency Departments in London. Croydon has easy access to both central London and the south coast. It also offers a huge range of social, leisure and shopping venues, with excellent transport links to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

We are currently not supporting applicants who require two-tier sponsorship.

Interview Date TBC

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will ensure all staff working across all modalities are suitably trained and signed off as competent to use the equipment and work under CUH protocols in-hours and out of hours. They will also ensure that protocols are regularly reviewed and updated.

Additional responsibilities involve managing the recruitment and retention of staff within the radiology department.

The post holder will be required to participate in the Governance of the Department including Risk Management, Health and Safety, Research and Audit activities.

The post holder will also hold budgetary responsibility such as ordering specialist equipment, day to day management of service contracts and invoicing agency and outsourced services.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

** Please see the Job Description and the Person Specification for more details on the jobs responsibilities **

Person Specification



  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography


  • Post graduate Management Qualification



  • Experience of working at a Senior level in a busy NHS imaging department


  • Line management experience

Skills and Abilities


  • Excellent verbal and non verbal communication skills



  • In depth knowledge of IRMER/IRR Regulations
  • Evidence of NHS terminology and performance metrics


  • Evidence of quality management

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust


Croydon Health Services



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