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Radiology Accreditation &amp Quality Manager

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
In alignment with the CDC implementation, SHFT has created a new position: the Radiology Accreditation & Quality Manager. This role is pivotal in supporting the coordination of diagnostic accreditation processes, which are integral to the Trust's mission of delivering High Quality and Compassionate Care to our Community. The incumbent will oversee and guide the accreditation activities for Radiology across various SHFT and UHS locations, serving as a proactive exemplar, initially focusing on the Quality Standards for Imaging (QSI).

Main duties of the job

Achievement will be realized by:

- Providing leadership, guidance, and support to radiology diagnostic services on their path to accreditation, promoting a culture that prioritizes high-quality patient care.

- Collaborating with CDC sites, service leads, and medical leads to ensure that the multi-disciplinary team is unified in the pursuit of quality accreditation.

- Implementing and sustaining systems and processes that maintain high standards.

- Overseeing data reporting obligations and ensuring compliance with Trust requirements.

- Assisting in the further evaluation of AHP services to facilitate quality improvements and accreditation where suitable.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator with advanced project management skills, capable of efficiently coordinating and implementing activities to secure accreditation compliance.

The individual must be highly driven and well-organized, possessing in-depth knowledge of Radiology and the capacity to handle a multifaceted workload, aiding different services on their path to accreditation.

The appointee will possess extraordinary interpersonal abilities, firmly dedicated to recognizing the significance of cultivating productive relationships with essential stakeholders.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Ability to demonstrate your interest in developing
  • Radiology QSI processes

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Lymington New Forest Hospital

Wellworthy Road



SO41 8QD

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