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Band 7 MRI Specialist Radiographer

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 Per Annum Inclusive
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
To lead the technical/radiographer staff, and to further develop an efficient MRI service for BHRUT.

The post-holder will participate in the effective day to day running of the MRI service, standardising protocols, managing the patient bookings and waiting list and managing radiographers and radiology support worker throughout all areas.

Ensuring MRI service is maintained with training of staff to perform in accordance with Trusts policy including comprehensive competency assessments.

In conjunction with MRI Superintendent Radiographer, promote continuous improvements in service delivery and quality within all areas of the MRI service, using modern methods to improve productivity, leading in the delivery of service and workforce transformation, and re-design.

The postholder will manage the work of staff in the department and help develop culture in which members of staff are continuously improving the delivery of high-quality service. Ensuring the development and acceptance of challenging but realistic objectives for staff through leadership, motivation and systematic performance management achieved the required results.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a suitably qualified staff for MRI Specialist Radiographer post within BHRUT. The Post holder will be responsible for managing, upholding, and supporting MRI Lead Radiographer a safe and effective MRI imaging service providing support to the management team and working collabatratively with the MRI team of radiographers, Students, and support workers, in addition to the wider multi-disciplinary team. In return, you will be offered the opportunity to work in a modern new hospital within a very supportive directorate and have the opportunity to further develop your skills and practice.We are a very large Radiology Department having five CT scanners and large ultrasound department for general and gynae as well as a dedicated Interventional Theatre Suite. We have five MRI scanners across BHRUT and 3 rental MRI scanners due to increase number of referrals year on year.Applicants who have recent NHS experience are desirable.If you wish to discuss what we can offer you, please contact Ronnie Hernandez, MRI Lead Radiographer - MRI at 01708 435000 ext 2279.

About us

Under the leadership of our Chair, Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive we provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south-west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and this will be one of the many benefits of our closer collaboration with Barts Health. Working with them and with all our partners across north east London, we will find a sustainable solution to enhance patient care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5926. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification



  • oHold BSc in Diagnostic Radiography, CoR Diploma or equivalent.
  • oCurrent HCPC Registration
  • oSOR accredited cannulation.


  • oPost grad in MRI or equivalent.
  • oEvidence of CPD.

Skills & Abilities


  • oIn-depth knowledge of MRI Physics.
  • oManagement/Leadership/Supervisory Skills
  • oCommunication and interpersonal skills.


  • oPrevious experience of working at this level



  • oExperience in setting up protocols.
  • oProven experience in MRI Research
  • o 5 years and above proven post qualification experience in MRI is essential.


  • oExperience of working with people and different MRI platform.

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


Across Sites

Queens Hospital & King Georges Hospital



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