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Site Lead Technologist

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc
Closing date
29 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Barts Health operates one of the largest imaging services in the country, providing medical imaging and diagnostic services, ranging from routine and complex scans in Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT.

St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals have been using diagnostic imaging since 1895, making them two of the oldest established.

Thanks to our team's expertise, we can provide highly specialised imaging opinions, from consultant working in their chosen specialist imaging field.

Based at our hospitals across London, our team of leading specialists offers a personalised service using some of the latest scanning technology.

We provide one of the most comprehensive medical imaging services in England.

We aim to deliver excellent imaging services with high-quality standards that provide an excellent patient experience and are developed and responsive to our local patient needs.

Our Nuclear Medicine services are based at:
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital o The Royal London Hospitalo Whipps Cross University Hospital

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and exceptionally talented St Bartholomews Hospital Site Lead Technologist/Radiographer for Nuclear Medicine department safe and efficient high-quality service delivery in collaboration with the other superintendents/site leads and Operational Lead Technologist.

Please see full advert and JD attached

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the safe and effective management of the day to day provision, operational coordination of the Nuclear Medicine service at SBH site and governance compliance, whilst working pro-actively with the team to ensure safe and effective implementation of service developments relevant to the team.

The post holder will provide high profile Clinical Specialist support to the all Nuclear Medicine imaging, technologist staff and to the department.

The post holder will liaise with departmental technologists with respect to staffing levels and other resource issues and, is responsible for day to day operational and clinical list management at SBH site. In addition, the post holder will be required to work closely with other peers superintendents/site lead technologists, Operational Lead Technologist and senior management to develop the SBH site in line with Nuclear Medicine Department, Divisional and Trust objectives, consulting all key stakeholders, positively reinforcing the expectations of the organisation through collaborative and dynamic management.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will have lead responsibility for continually improving the quality and performance of the SBH site . The list below is not exhaustive but reflects the main duties of the post:
  • Ensure quality, efficiency, and productivity in the diagnostic service meeting both regulatory and accreditation requirements
  • Ensure SBH site key performance indicators are met
  • Ensure effective governance compliance and documentation
  • Ensure SBH site compliance with IRR17, IRMER 17, EPR 16 and CQC
  • Manage Junior Nuclear Medicine Technologists at SBH site and those under direct line management when rotating across other sites
  • To lead SBH site in collaboration with the Technologists other Senior Technologists, site Operational Lead Technologist, Nuclear Medicine Consultants, Business and Service Manager to promote a culture based on principles of recovery, choice and personalised car
  • To ensure the SBH site works in line with agreed pathways, national and Trust policies and guidelines, and is focused on the delivery of key performance and clinical outcomes
  • To co-ordinate the Technologists working onsite, ensuring effective training, supervising and performance management of staff within own and/or other disciplines
  • Management of on-going professional development and professional supervision is maintained for all staff under their management and to ensure that the physical and mental health, safety and wellbeing of staff in the site is maximised, enabling them to make a positive contribution to their work and home lives
  • Leading and making contributions to quality improvement projects in a clinical settin
  • Working collaboratively across systems with key stakeholder
  • Management of resources, efficiency savings and financial recovery plans

Person Specification



  • Extensive experience in Nuclear Medicine, PET-CT, and cardiac imaging.
  • Clinical experience in a wide range of imaging modalities.
  • Teaching and training experience in nuclear medicine imaging.
  • Evidence of leadership Experience.
  • Experience of supervising and managing staff and undertaking appraisals with Nuclear Medicine staff.
  • Development and implementation of Radiographic protocols and procedures
  • Experience and in depth-knowledge in Nuclear Medicine Governance compliance and risk management in all areas of practice.


  • Minimum 2 years' experience in leadership roles
  • NHS experience
  • Handling difficult and challenging situations.



  • IV cannulations
  • Ability to initiate and implement change
  • Good analytical & organisational ability
  • Ability to lead and manage staff in a team
  • To have effective problem solving skills
  • Good keyboard skills and ability to operate PACS/RIS and appropriate modality software



  • Expert clinical knowledge in one or more specialist imaging modalities.
  • Working knowledge of responsibilities relating to ionising radiation regulations.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, national standards, and professional guidelines.
  • Knowledge of and experience in departmental administration


  • Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT standard routines



  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organisation.
  • Effectively across professional boundaries and ensure an appropriate flow of information
  • Ability to employ different forms of communication to meet the patient's needs.
  • Strong, effective organisational Ability
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Capable of dealing with challenging behaviors.
  • To remain professional in all areas of communication. Pro-active, innovative and problem solving approach to work
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness of responsibility to and advocacy for patients.
  • Evidence of managing a stressful situation to a successful outcome.
  • Ability to work under pressure to exacting standards.
  • Presentation skills - the ability to present clearly, logically and thoughtfully on a given topic at short notice to a mix of levels.
  • Ability to deal confidently with staff at all levels of an organisation.


  • Ability to produce high quality documentation to support service development
  • Ability to produce evidence-based documentation for the processes and procedures as well as record to support the outcomes

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


St Bartholomews Hospital



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