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Team Leader Therapeutic Radiographer

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Radiographer, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for experienced, forward thinking, dynamic radiographers, committed to applying leadership, expert knowledge and evidenced based practice to develop a high quality service that delivers technically advanced treatment to our local population. Candidates will need to demonstrate skills in motivating, leading and developing others.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are willing to increase their knowledge within a busy, modern and forward thinking department.

This department comprises of eight Varian linear accelerators including 5 Truebeam (two of which are Truebeam STX) Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy, Image Guided Radiotherapy and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy are standard practice across the department.

We offer radiotherapy for paediatric patients and deliver SABR, CHART, DIBH and TBI.

Main duties of the job

  • To rotate through the clinical areas of the department under the direction of the appropriate Superintendent Radiographers, including treatment and pre-treatment areas.
  • To manage a team of staff and provide leadership and guidance to the team.
  • To act as a Lead Clinical Radiographer for that unit.
  • Co-ordinate the clinical workload of the Treatment Unit or Simulator.
  • Act as a focus for specialist clinical advice to staff, working closely with the Superintendent 3/2 Radiographers.
  • To contribute to the maintenance of ISO 9000 quality system for the department.
  • To lead/participate in the clinical research, audit and development of techniques and equipment.
  • To ensure high technical standards and patient care standards are maintained during simulation and treatment.
  • To be pro-active in the evaluation and implementation of new equipment and treatment techniques.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • DCR(T) or BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Radiographer
  • HPC Registered Therapeutic Radiographer


  • Management qualifications/evidence of M level study
  • Be willing to undertake further training



  • Significant experience across the radiotherapy patient pathway
  • Wide experience with equipment and techniques
  • Experience with student/support worker education
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to think quickly, assess situations and make appropriate decisions
  • Demonstrate the following interpersonal skills: Tolerance, sensitivity and empathy with staff and clients
  • Leaderships Skills


  • Participation in orientation/training of new staff
  • Experience in auditing
  • Acting experience in Team Leader post
  • Experience in standard setting

Personal Qualities


  • Demonstrate initiative and innovation in a professional manner
  • Appreciate the multi-disciplinary nature of the service
  • Flexibility in working hours, A/Igiven appropriate notice
  • Able to adapt skills to all areas of the department
  • Respected by peers and colleagues

Further Training


  • Experience with a networked record and verify system.
  • Demonstrate ambition in personal development and in service development.
  • Evidence of operating at an advanced level of practice.


  • Counselling skills training Teaching skills training

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

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Weston Park Hospital

Whitham Road Sheffield


S10 2SJ

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