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CT Superintendent & Advanced Practice Head Reporting Radiographer

Employer
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockport
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the well established Advance Practice CT Superintendent team in one of the largest CT departments in the North West.

The opportunity for an experienced CT Radiographer, ideally with post graduate qualifications and management experience, to further develop their leadership and management skills, alongside CT Brain reporting Advanced Practice in a fast paced, dynamic department.

A trainee CT Brain reporting position will be supported, if required in the appointed candidate.

Main duties of the job

You will support and deputise for the Principal CT Radiographer in delivering an efficient and comprehensive CT service to meet local and national performance target and objectives.

The post holder will ideally hold a post-graduate qualification in Advanced Practice CT Brain Reporting. If it is not yet achieved, the post-holder must be open to obtaining this qualification in order to contribute to the robust CT brain reporting service at Stockport, as part of the nationally recognised Hyper Acute Stroke Service.

The post holder must undertake all radiographic duties, including venous and rectal cannulation, with supervisory responsibilities as appropriate.

To work as a senior member of the Radiology team, attending management meetings, demonstrating exemplary clinical skills and professional conduct, and exhibiting leadership and calm organisational qualities.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice


Job description

Job responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • To assist the Principal CT Radiographer in delivering the CT Service working to agreed protocols.
  • To assist in deputising for the Principal CT Radiographer in their absence.
  • To undertake all radiographic duties within the department with supervisory responsibilities as appropriate.
  • To be responsible for the care and comfort of the patient whilst in the department and throughout their examination.
  • Responsible for the day to day clinical management of the CT department.
  • Qualified to provide an independent CT Head reporting service to referring clinicians.
  • To supervise and organise Radiology staff working in the CT department.
  • To work as a senior member of the Radiology team in order to support the Principal CT Radiographer and Radiology Directorate Manager on operational and strategic issues.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • DCR or BSc (Hons) Diagnostice Radiography and HCPC registration
  • Post Graduate Certificate in CT or CT Brain reporting


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive CT knowledge and experience
  • Substantial NHS experience


Desirable

  • Management of staff
  • Management of service, resources and workload


Skills & abilities

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Team working and leadership qualities working in pressurised environment
  • Enthusiasm and desire for personal and service development


Work related circumstances

Essential

  • Flexibility of working
  • Willingness to take on additional duties as part of management role


Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Poplar Grove

Stockport

SK2 7JE

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362-A-23-6157263

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