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Clinical Governance Superintendent Radiographer, Band 7

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent position, 37.5 hours a week

Would you like to join a team of exceptional, forward thinking and innovative professionals with excellent career prospects in a progressive environment with new equipment? Are you patient centred in your approach to work and passionate about providing a high quality and safe service to the patients of Gloucestershire? Are you driven to be part of the team delivering high quality education for developing the current and future radiographic workforce? If the answer to these questions is yes then you would fit perfectly into our radiographic team here at GHNHSFT.

The post holder will work with a multidisciplinary team and be a part of the Quality and Governance Team contributing to the service county-wide, spanning over 2 acute sites. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of Clinical Governance whilst also providing day to day leadership and motivation to the team.

The post holder will work with the senior management team to develop an environment and culture that improves quality, health, safety and security. Working in partnership with the clinical leads to review and develop changes surrounding patient experience.

Participate in 24/7 cover, cross site

Main duties of the job


The post holder will input into the Quality and Governance programme within the department, and actively contribute to the delivery of an efficient, effective and safe service.

The post holder will be responsible for actively contributing to the delivery of an efficient and effective Radiology service by providing leadership, supervision and the clinical guidance.

The post holder must adhere to the Health and Care Professions Council and the Society of Radiographers Code of Professional Conduct, and be actively involved in continued professional development.

About us

The Radiology Directorate at GHNHSFT manages services across 10 sites in Gloucestershire including 2 large District General Hospitals. We are the second largest directorate in the South West of England offering a broad range of sub-specialty work including adult and paediatric radiography including trauma and orthopaedic examinations, mobile imaging, general radiography, cardiac and interventional procedures, digital fluoroscopy, CT scanning, MRI and Ultrasound.

CPD is actively encouraged and there are opportunities to learn additional skills in all modalities to ensure that you feel fulfilled in your role.

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. We offer a generous annual leave allowance, excellent bank rates, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Support the Quality & Governance Lead in the Services quality control programme, with reference to Radiology equipment, training staff to perform the tests, ensuring the tests are performed on schedule and that problems are identified and acted upon.

To contribute towards ensuring current legislation, including radiation safety policies such as IR(ME)R & IRR, Health and Safety policies, COSHH regulations and manual handling policies, are followed in department. The post holder will become an RPS and manage departmental dose monitoring.

To monitor incidents and risks, looking for trends, and investigate as required.

To produce departmental risk assessments as required.

To have oversight over all Clinical Governance documentation, monitoring expiry dates and actioning where necessary whilst ensuring all protocols and policies used within the speciality area are in line with national and Trust guidelines.

Able to conduct a range of examinations within the clinical speciality upon a range of patient types, both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of multidisciplinary team(s), in a manner that meets professional, departmental and legal standards and requirements. Using clinical information available ensure that the appropriate radiology technique is performed in accordance with best practice and that the images are diagnostic.

Suggest referrals to other clinical teams according to departmental protocols and best practice in order to ensure appropriate ongoing treatment.

Input into ongoing analysis and development of the service.

Take part in the provision of a 24-hours service.

Provide continuous professional leadership, supervision and practical assistance to a multi-disciplinary team of reception staff, assistant technical officers, radiographer practitioners, advanced practitioners, student radiographers and trainee assistant practitioners whilst ensuring development of services.

Available as a source of advice, professional leadership and practical assistance and be able to cope with multiple demands during the day. Effective multitasking.

Please see the attached job description for more information

Person Specification



  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent
  • HCPC Registration
  • Computer literate in Microsoft office products
  • Training with CRIS/equivalent radiology


  • Continued Professional Development



  • Extensive Radiology experience or equivalent


  • Previous NHS management experience

Knowledge, skills, abilities


  • Comprehensive understanding of Imaging governance and professional development
  • Ability to contribute towards futureproofed governance framework and strategy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Teamwork with the ability to work within multiple multidisciplinary teams


  • A strong interest in learning



  • Initiative
  • Enthusiasm


  • Ambition
  • Motivation

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust

Great Western Road



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