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(NCIR) Service Lead Radiographer

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Norfolk Centre for Interventional Radiology is equipped with cutting edge imaging technology with 2 Siemens Pheno C-arms and 2 Artis Q ceiling mounted C-arms with embolisation and needle guidance capabilities via on-table dyna CT and also Ultrasound-CT fusion for biopsies.

This purpose-built unit also has dedicated male and female recovery areas, an anaesthetic room and outpatient reception area whilst housing all management and support staff for the service including pre-assessment rooms.

The team provide a wide range of elective, in-patient vascular, non-vascular interventional procedures including complex aortic Interventions TIPs, peripheral angioplasties and stenting, prostate artery and uterine artery embolisations, urology, hepato-biliary interventions and upper/lower GI work. We currently perform intra-vascular lithotripsy and new procedures are being brought into the unit in the near future.

A 5th suite is planned for completion in 2025 for the new NNUH stroke thrombectomy service, which will be managed and staffed by the NCIR team.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced interventional radiographer to lead the Norfolk Centre of Interventional Radiology (NCIR) into the next chapter of our development. We are looking for a forward thinking, dynamic and pragmatic leader to support the delivery of high quality safe and compassionate services, lead on service expansion and take the new and existing work force into the next phase of growth and development. Our vison is to support the expansion of Radiographer and Nursing roles within interventional radiology within a truly multidisciplinary team environment and we would like you to be at the forefront of this journey alongside our Radiology Matron.

In conjunction with the senior leadership team, you will be required to promote continuous improvement using current methods to improve productivity, workforce transformation and quality. You will be responsible for ensuring effective and appropriate use of resources and balance the needs of elective and acute service uses and be accountable for ensuring collaborative working with clinical and non-clinical staff groups both within NCIR, the wider Imaging Department and the Trust, to fulfil local and national Governance, Workforce, Performance and Finance requirements.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached job description for full details of the role, and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification.

Person Specification



  • BSc/DCR Diagnostic Radiography
  • Some formal post graduate management or leadership training
  • HCPC Registration



  • Understanding of challenges faced in a busy teaching and research hospital environment that supports a wide range of complex clinical examinations
  • Significant clinical and leadership experience as a senior radiographer in one or both areas of Interventional Radiology or Cardiology Cath labs



  • To have been involved in bringing about change to a service/department

Attitude, aptitude


  • Ability to motivate team of clinical staff and develop and effective team
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane



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