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Supt Radiographer - Education & Professional Development - Compliance

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic HCPC registered Radiographer to support the training and education of our team, enabling the safe, efficient and effective provision of the Imaging Service across University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will focus on the training and continuing professional development required to maintain compliance with the Ionising Radiation Regulations and the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposures) Regulations within the University Hospitals Derby and Burton Imaging Service. They will ensure that the patient safety and patient experience is always at the forefront of their interactions with staff and all types of service users.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited for the position of Superintendent Radiographer - Education & Professional Development - Compliance

The post holder will be a key member of the Imaging Compliance Team and have first line responsibility for the delivery of training and professional development to present and future staff, with a particular focus radiation protection. This post holder will oversee the education and training needs of both students and staff members in order to meet the Imaging service's requirement to be compliant with relevant legislation in order to maintain the safety of patients, visitors and staff.

If you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join ourteam we would love to hear from you.

Closing date of applications: 07 July 2024

Interview Date: 19 July 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • BSc Hons or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography.
  • Current HCPC registration.
  • Significant post registration practice, resulting in the broadening of expert knowledge and experience.
  • Highly specialised knowledge in imaging, underpinned by theory and experience.
  • Experience of delivering training to staff from a range of roles and grades


  • Leadership and/or communication training.
  • Portfolio demonstrating multiple CPD activities.
  • Management Experience.



  • Expert knowledge in core practice imaging examinations, underpinned by theory and experience.
  • Up to date breadth and knowledge of IRMER and IRR.
  • Proven track record in training, educating and mentoring Imaging staff.
  • Proven organisational skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills.


  • PG Certification in Radiographic Education or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of QSI



  • Demonstration of high standards of technical skills.
  • Experience and enthusiasm for training staff and students.
  • Experience and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge, experience and for promoting quality and good governance.
  • Progressive and successful attitude to own CPD.
  • Experience of providing CPD opportunities to others.


  • Experience in Radiographic education roles.
  • Experience of organisation of CPD lectures, study days and short courses.

Skills and Ability


  • High level verbal and written communication skills demonstrating empathy, influence, negotiation, brevity and clarity.
  • Leadership skills supporting service delivery, guiding and leading junior staff to meet quality standards and targets.
  • An ability to respond to new technology and procedures.
  • Manipulation of complex equipment
  • Experience of assessing training needs and maintaining appropriate training records


  • Experience in supporting and mentoring junior staff.
  • Experience in preceptorship and supporting newly qualified staff during their transition into registered practice.



  • Calm and empathic personality
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Role model with a good work ethic.
  • Able to manage and communicate highly sensitive information.
  • Be highly self-motivated.


  • Commitment to lifelong learning for self and supporting others to achieve the same.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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