Senior Radiographer QA

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton in Ashfield
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Band 7 QA Lead Radiographer who will be responsible for overseeing the QA program across the radiology service. The post holder will work closely with the radiography service management team, maintenance providers, and medical physics to ensure compliance with the IRMER and IRR legislation.

The successful post holder will be required to work throughout the general x-ray areas, undertake limited CT scanning, participate in the evening, on-call, and bank holiday rotas.

This role would suit an experienced Radiographer who enjoys working with engaged leadership at all levels. Leadership development and specific training will be fully supported.

We are currently expanding the Radiology service with future CDC and MRI development planned.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity

Main duties of the job

Conduct X-ray examinations to a high standard, while adhering to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017, the Ionising Radiations (Medical Exposures) Regulations 2017, and the local rules.

Implement, coordinate, and advise all radiographic staff within the Trust on the Radiology Service's QA Programme and effectively communicate the requirements of Report 77, whilst liaising with the Radiation Protection Advisers.

Organise and oversee all routine QA testing of X-ray and processing equipment across the Trust, including the registration of new equipment and maintenance of the asset register.

Take responsibility for the safe use of equipment, log equipment/building faults, and assess the need for engineer call-outs. Additionally, coordinate service dates, contracts, and maintenance.

Respond to actions following radiation audits and radiation surveys undertaken by the RPA.

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About us

Thank you for your interest in this role and we would be delighted to welcome you to Sherwood Forest Hospitals.In May 2020, King's Mill Hospital, was rated Outstanding by the CQC. Newark Hospital and Mansfield Community Hospital are both rated Good and all 15 of our services are rated Good for Safety with 5 Outstanding services. We know safe, patient centred care is delivered by well supported people. In 2022 colleagues at Sherwood rated us the best Acute Trust to work at in the Midlands. In 2019, in the Freedom to Speak Up Index, we were the top rated Acute Trust in the East Midlands.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for detailed job description and main responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Underpinning theory and professional knowledge acquired through diploma/degree.



  • DCR(R) or BSc (Hons) Radiography
  • HCPC registration
  • Post graduate qualification


  • Evidence of further study
  • Management qualification

Further Training


  • QA training


  • Displays range of teaching skills



  • Supervisory experience, significant experience at senior radiographer band 6
  • Broad experience in general radiography to include A& E, orthopaedic and theatre work. This may be supplemented by short courses + CPD
  • Previous NHS experience


  • CT scanning, vascular experience/working in other modalities

Contractual Requirements


  • 1-8 shift
  • 8.30-4.30 shift
  • Weekend shifts
  • Participation in the on call rota To work at other x-ray departments within the Trust
  • Christmas and Bank holiday rota

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Kings Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield

NH17 4JL

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