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Lead Superintendent Radiographer for Professional Development

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
£48,526 to £54,619 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Superintendent Radiographer for professional development to support the Radiology Department at the RSCH, RACH,PRH and Hove polyclinic sites of University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will lead on Professional development at these sites

They will further support the wider department as part of the management team.

The post holder is required to be a highly skilled clinical Radiographer with strong leadership and communication skills.

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of the Imaging Department Senior Management team
  • Maintain an overview of the radiographer workforce to include staffing numbers, recruitment and retention, roles and role development, training and development and input to workforce planning.
  • Administers induction of new appointees and leads departmental orientation plans for all staff, including preceptorship of new graduates in Radiography. Responsible for the development and maintenance of a staff induction procedure for all staff including temporary and agency staff in line with trust policy.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and delivering a preceptorship programme, preceptorship is a system that provides support and clear learning objectives to be used by all newly qualified radiographers to ensure that their clinical experience is developed to provide clear career progression. Responsible for identifying and training preceptors within the department to enable them to act as a preceptor. Responsible for overseeing the preceptorship programme to ensure that it is delivered fairly, and progression occurs.

For further details see attached Job description

About us

At UHSussex, diversity is our strength, and we want you to feel included to help us always put the Patient First, as shown in our Outstanding for Caring CQC rating. Your uniqueness and experiences will be part of our creative and innovative community where everyone is encouraged to succeed. We have a range of Staff Networks to help break down barriers, and can offer a buddy to help new members settle in. We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer (Level 2) and a Veteran Aware Trust.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in ourWellbeing Programmefor staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full details of the Job description and main responsibilities can be found in attache Job description

Person Specification



  • RADIOGRAPHY BSC(Hons) or equivalent
  • HCPC registered


  • Evidence of post graduate qualification



  • Extensive operational experience in X-Ray
  • Extensive experience developing services / change management

People Management


  • previous experience of managing a clinical service
  • significant experience managing teams, recruitment and other HR processes



  • Proven track record as a leader and professional role model
  • Effective communication with the ability to influence change

Equality Diversity and Inclusion


  • Evidence of having undertaken own development to improve understanding of equalities issues.
  • Evidence of having championed diversity in previous roles

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


Royal Sussex County Hospital

Eastern Road



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