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Superintendent Radiographer MRI

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton have an exciting position available for an MRI Superintendent Radiographer based at Royal Derby Hospital

The successful candidate will be responsible for the MRI Service within University Hospital of Derby and Burton(UHDB)

This is a full time post, however part-time may be considered for the right candidate. The job will suit a highly motivated experienced MRI Radiographer with a desire to lead a team of skilled staff.

This will be a rewarding but challenging role and will suit Radiographers with a desire to stretch their leadership skills and enhance their prospects for career progression.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day organisation, management and supervision of the MRI service at RDH, working alongside other MRI/CT superintendents and a multi-disciplinary team.

UHDB has 10 MRI scanners, at the Derby site there are 4 Philips 1.5T Ingenia and a 3T Ingenia.

On the Burton site we have two 1.5T scanners, Philips Ingenia and a Siemans Sola 1.5, wealso run aPhilips Ingenia 1.5TD-Hive mobile MRI unit that can be deployed at any site.

At Florence Nightingale Community Hospital (FNCH)there is a Philips 1.5T scanner. Currently under construction is an mobile van pad and welcome pod.

Ilkeston Community Hospital (ICH) is one of the CDC sites where there is aTrust mobile MRI Van which is a Philips 1.5T Ingenia.

ICH is also the site for our first open MRI scanner a 0.4T due to be in operation April 2024.

If you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm, and ambition to join ourteam we would love to hear from you.

Closing date of applications: 01 May 2024

Interview date: 13 May 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • MRI expert knowledge in core practice imaging examinations, underpinned by theory and experience
  • Interpret Radiographic Images
  • Up to date breadth and knowledge of radiographic practice
  • Organisational skills
  • Problem solving skills


  • PG Cert. in Radiographic Education or equivalent



  • Current HCPC registration
  • BSc Hons or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Substantial post registration practice, resulting in the broadening of expert knowledge and experience
  • Highly specialised knowledge in imaging, underpinned by theory and experience


  • Leadership and/or communication training
  • Management Experience
  • PG Cert MRI



  • Substantial post registration practice, resulting in the broadening of expert knowledge and experience in MRI.
  • Experience in superintendent radiographic role.
  • Management and prioritisation of workloads.


  • Previous experience of supervision.
  • Experience and enthusiasm for training staff and students



  • Calm and empathic personality
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Role model with a good work ethic
  • Be highly self-motivated


  • Commitment to lifelong learning for self and supporting others to achieve the same

Skills and Ability


  • High level verbal and written communication skills demonstrating empathy, influence, negotiation, brevity and clarity
  • Leadership skills supporting service delivery, guiding and leading junior staff to meet quality standards and targets
  • Ability to perform Basic and advanced MRI examinations to a high standard and act as a source of expertise for junior staff.


  • An ability to respond to new technology and procedures, adapting own techniques

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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