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Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI) Manager

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join the Division of Imaging as a lead for Quality Standards for Imaging (QSI) at Manchester Foundation Trust has become available.

The post holder will provide high profile specialist support to the clinical and managerial team, and to the Radiology and Nuclear Medicine departments, across the Trust on maintaining and coordinating the Quality Standards for Imaging Accreditation Programme.

The post holder will liaise with the Senor Management Team, Divisional Modality Leads, and Modality Leads to ensure quality standards are met across the Division as well as monitoring, reporting and delivering on the requirements of the Quality Standards Imaging (QSI) accreditation process.

The post holder will provide professional support to the Divisional Quality and Safety Lead in the delivery of the Quality Standards Imaging (QSI) accreditation and engage within the clinical areas to assure high standards of care by providing direction, advice and where necessary intervention.

This role will contribute to the achievement of the radiology objectives and the required local and national quality and governance standards by ensuring that all required audits, assessments and reviews are completed within the agreed timeframes and that action plans are regularly monitored and integrated into clinical practice.

Main duties of the job

Manchester Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a committed and compassionate radiographer to join our Quality and Safety Team in order to lead the QSI Accreditation Programme. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate an interest in the Quality Standards for Imaging and have experience of working in project management.

The workload is varied and covers all aspects of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine across the Trust.

The post holder will work closely with the Divisional Quality and Safety Lead to ensure the Quality Standards for Imaging Accreditation Programme is delivered in line with agreed timescales.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Educated to BSc level in clinical role
  • Registration as a Radiographer with the Health Professions Council
  • Postgraduate or equivalent experience in governance, safety and accreditation process
  • Knowledge of a good range of work procedures and practices in relation to governance
  • Significant experience in governance and safety practice within a clinical environment
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of working in a radiology/nuclear medicine department, with in-depth knowledge of procedures and processes
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Significant knowledge of governance, safety and risk standards including national and local standards.
  • Experience in undertaking presentations and public speaking
  • Skills in presentation of data with well-developed IT skills
  • Time management skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Effective organisational and leadership skills
  • Flexibility
  • Keen to progress to achieve goals
  • Ability to facilitate a positive team spirit and be supportive of team members, acting as a role model.
  • Prior experience with the imaging accreditation process

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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