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Team Leader Radiographer - Interventional Cardiology

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will be responsible for the organisation, planning and management of the delivery of comprehensive and effective radiographic imaging services withinInterventional Cardiology (IC). Due to the diverse range of procedures undertaken, the successful candidate will be uniquely specialised in a field of Radiology rarely encountered in the UK.

The successful candidate will be required to:
  • be the clinical radiography lead within IC working within an agreed scope of work, and within a specialist MDT.
  • supervise work of qualified radiographer trainees, radiography students and other students/ staff, acting as clinical mentor and assessor.
  • organise workload between three interventional suites according to skill mix.
  • construct different staff rotas ensuring fairness, and appropriate staff skill mix.
  • liaise with multi-disciplinary medical and surgical specialists to aid inpatient referrals.
  • liaise directly with equipment manufacturers to facilitate repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • actively participate in personnel management, including performance appraisal, professional development, conflict resolution and disciplinary procedures.
  • to contribute to the Health Board's Service Development plans and actively participate in CPD, audit and departmental research activities.
  • to act as a deputy to the band 8a Superintendent within the clinical areas, acting up when required.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited from suitable band 6 candidates for the post of Team Leader Clinical Radiographer to work within the busy Radiology Directorate of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The band 7 radiographer post will be based in University Hospital of Wales (UHW).

The successful post holder will be an extremely competent, confident and highly skilled clinical expert, and, working closely with the band 8a Superintendent, will have delegated responsibility for the organisation, planning and management of the delivery of comprehensive and effective interventional radiography imaging services. Therefore, although comprehensive equipment training will be provided, previous experience within Interventional Radiology is essential.

We are looking for someone who shares our values within the UHB where we trust and respect each other, where we take personal responsibility act with integrity and where we treat people with kindness. Staff who work in the UHB care about the people we serve and the people we work with, therefore these are essential attributes the successful candidate must have.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • DCR/BSc Radiography qualifications
  • HCPC registration
  • Evidence of managerial development


  • Masters level Qualification(s)
  • Formal specialist training



  • Exposure to a wide range of imaging systems and processes
  • A knowledge of specialist procedures
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS
  • Extensive experience of current trends in relevant speciality


  • Previous and considerable experience of working in specialist modalities
  • Previous experience in the management of departments



  • Supervisory skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Teaching/mentoring skills
  • Computing skills
  • Research skills
  • Counselling skills
  • Communication skills
  • Initiative


  • IV Cannulation.
  • Skill extensions from previous roles.
  • Evidence of presentations to Audit/CPD/Conferences, past papers.
  • Clinical education
  • Ability to speak Welsh

Special Knowledge


  • Knowledge of current trends in imaging modalities specific to role
  • In-depth experience in the health care environment


  • Broad appreciation of a wide range of imaging modalities
  • Ability to clinically assess, evaluate and apply relevant speciality imaging protocols

Personal Qualities


  • Leadership
  • Assertive
  • Ability to delegate
  • Empathetic
  • Caring
  • Mature social skills
  • Ability to work under pressure


  • Flexible approach to work
  • Problem solver
  • Analytical skill
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi disciplinary team (MDT)

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park


CF14 4XW

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