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Clinical Governance Lead Radiographer

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a flexible and motivated individual to join our Superintendent team in Neuroradiology.

This is an opportunity for someone wishing to build on skills already acquired and play a leading role in ensuring that there are effective structures and processes in place within Neuroradiology to successfully implement and continuously monitor Clinical Governance activity.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will develop, maintain and monitor mechanisms which improve the quality of patient and staff safety within Neuroradiology. This involves leading and developing safety activities across the patient journey develop the overall clinical governance and quality agenda.

They will provide managerial leadership for incident management and complaints including root cause analysis investigation of Serious Untoward Incidents.

The post holder will also lead on ensuring the implementation of national policy directives/national evidence-based practice in relation to the quality agenda, providing specialist advice and support to clinicians as appropriate.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National Throat,Nose and Ear Hospital
  • Eastman Dental Hospital
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • DCR , BSc Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent
  • HCPC State Registration
  • Evidence of post registration study and CPD
  • In depth knowledge of legislation pertinent to the role
  • Post registration qualification (professional or managerial) or equivalent experience


  • SCoR Certificate in the administration of iv injections



  • Extensive experience working in the NHS, in a clinical role
  • Varied radiographic experience
  • Experienced in specialised imaging
  • Thorough understanding of IR(ME)R 2017 and IRR2017
  • Evidence of a significant teaching role
  • Experience in departmental administration
  • Ability to collate and analyse statistical information for presentation to high level groups
  • Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to all levels of an organisation
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of critical
  • appraisal skills
  • Experience of Trust policy development and implementation


  • Advanced written skills with experience of different writing styles including reports, action plans, summaries and policies

Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrate awareness of responsibility to and advocacy for patients
  • Ability to work under pressure to exacting standard
  • Willingness to embrace new ideas and concepts
  • Very highly developed hand/eye co-ordination
  • Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills


  • Knowledge of Project Management processes



  • Ability to deal confidently with staff at all levels of an organisation
  • Able to function within a team as team leader or team member
  • Ability to negotiate and influence front line and management staff at all levels
  • Able to function within a team as team leader or team member
  • A collaborative and facilitative working style
  • Articulate, influential and persuasive
  • Able to encourage and enthuse others
  • Ability to advise on appropriate methods of problem solving
  • Ability to work across boundaries and breakdown barriers

Personal and People Development


  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Ability to implement change

Specific Requirements


  • Well organised, methodical and analytical
  • Ability to plan and organise a varying work load effectively to meet deadlines in the short and long term
  • Creative, lateral thinker, has an ability to generate solutions
  • A flexible approach to work with the ability to react accordingly to changing demands and work priorities
  • A good understanding of equal opportunities issues in employment and service delivery and how to implement these in practice
  • Ability to work unsupervised

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Queen Square



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