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Paediatric Superintendent Radiographer

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an opportunity for a suitably qualified, motivated and experienced Paediatric Radiographer to extend and share their experience within our friendly Imaging team at the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, (located on the same site as the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton).

We are one of the leading children's centres on the Southeast coast for tertiary and general pediatrics in a variety of specialties: surgery, gastroenterology, diabetes, respiratory medicine, oncology care and day care services. We also have a busy 24 hour dedicated children's emergency department, theatre suite and high dependency unit.

Main duties of the job

As the Superintendent Radiographer for the Paediatric Imaging Service, you will help ensure delivery of a high-quality service that provides optimal clinical results. We provide specialist imaging examinations for Paediatric patients including plain x-ray, dental, fluoroscopy, theatre, and ultrasound. Cross Sectional Imaging for paediatric patients is performed within the Imaging department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital and these teams would benefit from support and advice from specialised Paediatric radiographers.

About us

At UHSussex, diversity is our strength, and we want you to feel included to help us always put the Patient First, as shown in our Outstanding for Caring CQC rating. Your uniqueness and experiences will be part of our creative and innovative community where everyone is encouraged to succeed. We have a range of Staff Networks to help break down barriers, and can offer a buddy to help new members settle in. We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer (Level 2) and a Veteran Aware Trust.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our Wellbeing Programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

On a day-to-day basis you will manage the department and a small team of specialist and rotational radiographers working closely with the Paediatric Radiology team. The core service is currently operational between the hours of 8.30am and 6pm Monday to Friday with services outside of these hours being provided by a team of out of hours radiographers who are supported with specialist training from the Paediatric radiographers.

You will gain and develop direct line management responsibilities and be able to manage specific projects relevant to the service to completion. If you feel that you can act as a role model, have the desire to teach and lead others, have good organisational skills, the ability to prioritise tasks and can effectively liaise with other departments you may be the person our department needs.

In return for your commitment to us we will provide on-going support for your professional development, as well as a friendly, challenging and stimulating work environment.

For an informal discussion please contact Lead Radiographer Darren Sander

Person Specification



  • Experience working with children
  • Minimum of 3 years Radiography experiance
  • Knowledge radiation regulations


  • Experience of managing teams
  • Works in children imaging department
  • Umderstands complex imaging procedures such as SPA

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


  • Evidence of having undertaken own development to improve understanding of equalities issues
  • Evidence of having championed diversity in previous roles (as appropriate to role).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


Royal Alexandra Childrens Hospital

Easter Road



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