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Head of CT & MRI - Grimsby

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Grimsby
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This post is based at the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, but with responsibility for mobile scanning units associated with this site.

We are a busy, friendly department with dedicated teams of Radiographers, Consultant Radiologists, and Support Workers with a good working relationship with other modalities, clinicians and other service users.

We offer a broad range of CT and MRI scanning services, working closely with referring services to support patient pathways.

We are actively committed to CPD and PPD and encourage our staff to widen their scope of practice, working with local and regional education providers to deliver formal training in support of this.

In order to maintain a continuously high standard of patient care, maximum flexibility of our workforce is necessary and therefore staff may be required to work across all three sites within the Trust if the service demands. We consider ourselves a forward thinking department that gives support and provides opportunities for career progression to all our staff.

Once appointed you will access the many benefits of working for the NHS including an excellent pensions scheme, increasing annual leave allowance of up to 41 days per annum (including bank holidays) once you have completed 10 years' service, multiple discount schemes and the opportunity to develop and grow your skills within the NHS through our excellent training and development schemes.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will play an essential role in leading the CT and MRI Service, understanding service demand and capacity, and developing the service to meet the needs of the local population.

As well as a clinical commitment, the post holder will work closely with the Head of CT and MRI for Scunthorpe and Goole, to ensure standardisation of services, and to provide mutual support where required. You will also work closely with other diagnostic heads of modality trust wide, as part of the wider Radiology Management Team as well as working with Heads of Service in our partner organisation, Hull University Teaching Hopsitals, to ensure services are equitable across our areas.

The post holder will report to the Care Group AHP Director and will maintain effective communication and productive relationships with all stakeholders, upholding the reputation of the Care Group and Divition at all times. They will undertake and perform a range of diagnostic examinations.

The department offers a 7 day service to its stakeholders and although the postholder will not routinely be required to work across 7 days, they will be required to ensure delivery of the 7 day service.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • oDCR(R) or BSc
  • oPost Graduate CT or MRI Qualification
  • oEvidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • oHCPC Registration


Desirable

  • oLeadership '/ Management qualification
  • Additional Post Graduate CT or MRI Qualification
  • Teaching qualification


Occupational Experience

Essential

  • oMinimum of 5 years post graduate NHS Experience
  • oEvidence of leadership / management experience
  • Delivery of 7 day services


Desirable

  • oGood working knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, professional and other guidelines. e.g. IR(ME)R.
  • oExperience of change management
  • o Ability to travel between sites when required


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Diana Princess of Wales Hopsital

Scartho Road

Grimsby

DN33 2BA

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