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University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Newcastle under Lyme
£50,952 to £57,349 a year PA
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
To lead and manage the radiography workforce supporting the cardiac catheterisation laboratories at UHNM, this requires understanding complex facts which require analysis and a comparison of options. To take overarching responsibility for radiation safety and reporting including coordinating the servicing and maintenance of all radiation equipment and capital equipment required in the cath lab.

The post holder will lead in the operational management of the Cardiology imaging department working closely with the cath lab manager and directorate management team.

Using your in depth knowledge and experience of Cardiology, Radiology and management, the post holder will be expected to develop the cardiology service and imaging staff, to provide and meet the changing service needs including development of training and competency programs, acknowledging the needs of the radiographer, undergraduate student, apprentice and student workforce.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for planning and developing an imaging service that meets Cardiology Directorate and Trust Targets and to implement service changes, including the introduction of new equipment or the refresh of existing imaging systems.

The post-holder will take an active role in risk management and will be responsible for taking the lead in risk management and governance issues in Cardiac radiography. This will include the need to link in with multiple governance pathways in both Cardiology and Radiology.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

please see attached job description and person specification for further details.

please contact Jo Palmer or Cheryl Oxley to discuss the role.

Person Specification



  • oState Registered with the HPC.
  • oMSc Module or relevant experience in field applied for
  • oRadiation Protection Supervisor Certification & Laser protection supervisor Certification


  • oPost graduate Level Management Qualification or appropriate experience
  • oProfessional training delivery qualification or equivalent experience of delivering and facilitating in challenging environments.



  • oAn appropriate level of experience in Cath lab radiography to meet the requirements of the Job Description.
  • oManagement Experience preferably in the Health Care Environment

personal qualities


  • oPositive mindset in respect of supporting organisational change learning, and continuous improvement.
  • oEffective interpersonal and intrapersonal skills including high degree of self-awareness and self- regulation

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust



Newcastle Road

Newcastle under Lyme


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