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Core Services Superintendent Radiographer

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inc
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Core Services Superintendent Radiographer Band 7

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, ambitious, motivated and experienced Radiographer to co-lead the Core Services team. This position is one of two Core Services Superintendent Radiographers who will be expected to jointly manage the Core Services team. The working hours are 8.45am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

The Core Services Department has 3 digital Siemens x-ray rooms, 1 brand new Siemens fluoroscopy room, 10 digital mobile x-ray systems (7 Carestream and 3 Phillips) and a brand new Xograph dental x-ray room.

Location - St. Bartholomew's Hospital which is in the heart of the City of London- St. Paul's.

Main duties of the job

Come and join our friendly and supportive team of Radiographers, where continuous professional development is encouraged. You will be exposed to a wealth of knowledge and experience guided by our expert clinical leads. In addition you will have the opportunity to use your initiative and to augment to your skills and experience

We offer a full range of local and specialist services, which includes centres for the treatment of cancer, heart conditions, fertility problems, endocrinology and sexual health conditions. The hospital includes the site of the new state-of-the-art Barts Heart Centre.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Europe's largest specialised cardiovascular centre. The appropriate candidate will have good general radiographic experience, be resilient, flexible and able to demonstrate leadership and clinical supervision skills. The post holder will work closely with the Clinical, Radiographic and managerial teams.

Applicants for all posts above must hold a BSc in Diagnostic Radiography or the Diploma of the College of Radiographers and HCPC registration.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential

Job description

Job responsibilities

Manage nominated radiographers in the discrete unit.

To maintain high Radiographic standards and quality within the Plain X-ray imaging department.

Audit will be a requirement to this post, and they will be expected to be part of the auditing process for themselves and others. They will also assist in further development of the audit process to ensure that it remains robust.

The post holder will demonstrate a high degree of clinical expertise and knowledge within plain film. They will act as a point of reference for referring clinicians and radiology staff. This will include suggesting a diagnosis, differential diagnosis, advice on further imaging advice and other related support to radiographers, clinicians and other health care professionals

To be a department Radiation Protection Supervisor.

To organise and oversee the training of radiographers, assistant practitioners and student radiographers in all aspects of the radiographic area of expertise.

The post holder will be expected to support the development of the service, through standardisation of protocols, managing patient bookings and the waiting lists. This will be done in collaboration with the Modality lead and Superintendent.Professional/Clinical LeadershipLead by example and demonstrate a high standard of personal work and managerial ability in all duties undertaken through active participation.

Person Specification



  • Senior Radiographer in a busy general hospital with a range of appropriate clinical service.
  • Experience of developing and delivering training to radiographers and students
  • Presentation skills - the ability to present clearly, logically and thoughtfully on a given topic at short notice to a mix of levels.
  • Development and implementation of Radiographic protocols and procedures.
  • Governance compliance and risk management in all areas of practice.
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Awareness of clinical governance issue in relation to patient care



  • Diagnostic Radiography BSc/equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • working towards qualification.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, national standards and professional guidelines
  • Knowledge of Ionising Radiation Regulations IRR 17 and IR(ME)R 2017
  • Evidence of appropriate Continuous Professional Development

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


St Bartholomew's Hospital



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