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SPECT CT Clinical Lead Radiographer

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Swindon, SN3 6BB
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Great Western Hospital Imaging department has recently undergone a �5.5 million equipment replacement programme including replacement of plain film rooms, CT, Interventional and Mobile equipment. We are currently installing a brand new Siemens SPECT CT scanner to add to our fleet.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Lead Radiographer to oversee the day-to-day operation of the new SPECT service. The successful candidate will have extensive clinical knowledge and skills of both CT and nuclear medicine, together with a commitment to support the team in providing the highest standards of service. They will be confident in taking responsibility and making decisions in matters relating to staff, patients and the service.

If you have any questions please get in touch with Oriel Davies on 01793 605052.

Main duties of the job

The Radiology Department undertakes approximately 251,300 examinations a year ranging over a variety of modalities. The successful applicant will be a keen team player who has image quality and patient care high on their agenda with a flexible approach to working hours. The department supports the development of your clinical skills and education, we encourage staff CPD.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the nuclear medicine and CT departments at The Great Western Hospital and participate in overall management of the department alongside the senior team.

About us

There has been significant investment and development in the Trust, with work recently starting in the construction of a Radiotherapy Centre, which means that patients will no longer need to travel to Oxford for treatment. This represents a huge milestone for the Trust and, more importantly, improving levels of care for our patients. Additionally, we have been successful in securing �15m to improve urgent and emergency care at GWH by replacing the current Urgent Care Centre with a new Urgent Treatment Centre. This is in addition to our successful bid for �30m to expand and improve services as part of our Way Forward Programme.

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

Service We will put our patients firstTeamwork We will work togetherAmbition We will aspire to provide the best serviceRespect We will act with integrity

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification



  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography or DCR Equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • Cannulation qualification
  • Post graduate qualification in Nuclear Medicine


  • Post graduate qualification in CT



  • Significant post qualification experience in SPECT CT/Molecular Imaging
  • Experience of performing a variety of Nuclear Medicine examinations
  • Understanding or IR(ME)R and IRR


  • Project Management Experience
  • NHS experience



  • Excellent team working, organisational and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to manage staff effectively
  • Well-developed analytical skills and innovative problem solving abilities.


  • Evidence of CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road

Swindon, SN3 6BB


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