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Core Services Modality Lead

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic, and experienced Modality Lead / Superintendent Radiographer to apply for the Core Services Modality Lead post at St. Mary's Hospital.

We are looking for a dedicated Radiographer with organisational and leadership skills to manage, and act as clinical lead for Plain Film, Fluoroscopy, Theatres and Mobiles, co-ordinating the day-to-day running of the service and managing a multi-disciplinary team.

The successful candidate will have excellent people management and communication skills and will demonstrate flare and imagination in motivating, training and developing radiographic staff. Education and training are key elements of the department and the applicant should have excellent radiographic skills in a range of modalities, with particular knowledge of, and interest in, current trends/techniques in general radiography, Imaging IT systems and QA requirements.

The department supports both undergraduate and postgraduate training with our sites offering placements to Southbank, City and Hertfordshire Universities Radiography students.

The Imaging department at Imperial offers the full spectrum of Imaging modalities across the Trust, delivering advanced clinical practices such as Cross-sectional Cardiac Imaging in CT and MR, Radiographer led CT Colonoscopy examinations, and highly complex Interventional Radiology procedures.

Imaging supports all specialties, and sites within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are recognised as specialist centres for Renal Transplant, Cardiology, Major Trauma, Hyper-acute Stroke, Paediatrics, and Respiratory Medicine.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the management and day-to day running of the specialised services pertaining to the unit.

To be responsible for the management and development of the specialist service ensuring optimum use of staffing and equipment resources within the modalities.

To be responsible for the professional leadership and training of the team, providing a high quality patient focused service.

To maintain a sensitive and courteous approach to patients.

To develop and improve professional expertise via continuous professional development.

To ensure maintenance of equipment and a safe working environment.

To provide a service to patients across all sites

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • BSc(Hons) Radiography, DCR(D) Diploma of the College of Radiographers or Equivalent
  • Post graduate qualification in appropriate speciality or demonstrably working to an equivalent level of expertise (e.g. Nuclear Medicine/ Ultrasound)
  • Health & Care Professions Council Registration


  • Post graduate study



  • Significant UK experience in specialty at Band 7 level
  • Management experience
  • Organisational experience
  • Knowledge of developments within the profession

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team
  • Ability to teach and mentor students and staff
  • Evidence of service redesign / modernisation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to analyse statistics accurately and objectively


  • Leadership / management training
  • Presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St. Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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