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Band 7 Lead Radiographer - Diagnostic

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 Per Annum Inclusive
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Band 7 Radiographer to join our Team of Lead Radiographers in Plain Film Imaging.

We are a group of enthusiastic radiographers with a passion for care and ensuring good patients' experience whilst working as a team. We work closely with members of the Multidisciplinary Team and other stakeholders through partnership. We operate from two main sites, Queen's and King George Hospitals, as well as other satellite sites, as part of our cross site working.

As a Band 7 Lead Radiographer in the largest modality in Radiology, you will be required to demonstrate strong leadership skills and be focussed on good discipline, quality care and ability to work under managed pressure.

Main duties of the job

This is a clinical operational role where you will be:

Expected to work across multiple sites in close collaboration with the Modality Lead to ensure an effective day-to-day running of the Plain Film service.

Assist and deputise for the Modality Lead Radiographer in meetings, organising rotas and other operational resource requirements.

You will be a named person responsible for a sub-section within Plain Films and promote expert knowledge in this area.

Assist in the introduction and implementation of a Quality Assurance Imaging systems e.g. QSI, co-ordination of administrative and clinical responsibilities with other leads.

Oversee and organise the day-to-day workload in the Plain Films area and liaising with other departments as and when required.

Actively work as in the development of radiology services, participate in research, and audit programs.

Also work as a senior member of the radiology wide team, with the ability to foster our radiology wide goals and ethos.

Manage staff and resources effectively to promote patient care and ensure the efficient running of the department.

To ensure a high standard of personal work and ensure quality imaging from colleagues.

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings forurgent and emergency careat Queen's and King George hospitals anddata released by NHS Englandshowed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Amanda Vickers, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5926. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification



  • College of Radiographers Diploma or equivalent knowledge of a range of work procedures and practices underpinned by relevant practical experience.
  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registration.


  • Root Cause Analysis



  • Good leadership skills


  • Previous Team lead experience, Management skills.



  • Experience of working in CR/DR PACS environment

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


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