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CT Lead Radiographer *Internal*

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Full Time

NCIC is seeking to appoint Band 7 CT Lead Radiographer to cover a secondment at Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle.

This post is suitable for Radiographers with CT experience. Knowledge in scanner set up and protocol building is essential. The work area will be CT with the expectation to work between the two static scanners. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with a caring patient centred and flexible approach to work.

We are committed to developing professional practice and positively support personal development for all colleagues.

Main duties of the job

This fixed term post offers a unique opportunity for a highly motivated CT Radiographer to develop their managerial skills and imaging skills as part of a small dedicated team in a busy District General Hospital. Duties involve working as part of the radiographer team, producing rotas, staff management,

The successful applicant would work along side the other band 7 Radiographers with support from the Trust Lead Radiographer.

It is essential that you are flexible and able to work a range of hours that include long days, evenings, out of hours and weekends according to the needs of the service.

Staff may be asked to cover at other sites when required.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. There is an expectation for all staff to support this by familiarising yourself with the Trust's sustainability initiatives such as waste and recycling, going paperless, videoconferencing, sustainable transport and others.

We encourage you to think about what you can do as an individual and within your team to contribute in to embedding carbon reduction into the everyday running of our organisation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our policy for eligible vacancies?
  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Important Information

Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their Trac account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date.

For candidates applying using a Hotmail account or have strict firewall settings please ensure the following:
  • Junk Mail is checked regularly

Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:
  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email:

Unlock Tel: 01634 247350, email or complete the online form on the Unlock website

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: �18 + Administration cost of �3.85 = �21.85. Deducted at �6.85 from 1st month salary and �5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

Enhanced Check: �38 + administration cost of �3.90 = �41.90. Deducted at �11.90 from 1st month salary and �10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Person Specification

Skills and Aptitudes


  • Essential IT skills (EITS) or equivalent.
  • Computer literacy to be able to department computer systems.
  • Plain film, fluoroscopic, dental, emergency radiography, Interventional.
  • Excellent communication skills. Team member.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Moving and handling the non-independently mobile, including those with multiple injuries.
  • Ability to use initiative appropriately.
  • Ability to motivate self & others.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Mentorship.
  • Ability to meet deadlines


  • Policy, protocol & guideline production Decision making.
  • Organisational skills Leadership



  • Patient care including signs of deteriorating health and first level life support techniques.
  • Infection prevention & control.
  • Radiation protection.
  • Moving and handling techniques.
  • Pathology recognition.
  • Trust policies and procedures.


  • Speciality specific through personally directed study and short courses
  • Use of PC, Microsoft Email Internet



  • BSc in radiography or equivalent. Current HCPC registration.


  • Post graduate diploma level or equivalent. Certificate of competence in IV administration (CT and Ba Enema specialities only).



  • Well-developed experience in CT
  • Complex Radiographic Medical Devices
  • Well-developed radiographic practise within an acute hospital.
  • Microsoft office applications


  • Multidisciplinary team leadership
  • People, resource and budgetary management

Employer details

Employer name

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Cumberland Infirmary

Newtown Road



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