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CT Superintendent Radiographer

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inc
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, motivated and experienced radiographer to co-manage the day-to-day operations of the CT department at St Bartholomew's Hospital. This position is one of two Band 7 Radiographers who will be expected to jointly manage the day-to-day CT operations, reporting to the CT Lead Radiographer. The working hours are 8.45am - 5pm Monday to Friday, with optional evenings and weekends.

The CT Department has 2 Siemens Definition scanners and performs a variety of inpatient and outpatient work including oncology, vascular, CTC, nerve root injections and biopsies. There is no A& E Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital. Both scanners are undergoing a refreshment programme, and will be replaced in early 2026 with leading edge technology.

Location - The internationally renowned St. Bartholomew's Hospital, which is in the heart of the City of London, accessible from several nearby transport links including St. Paul's, Barbican and Farringdon Tube stations, and City Thames Link station.

Main duties of the job

Come and join our friendly and supportive team of Radiographers, where continuous professional development is encouraged. In addition, you will have the opportunity to use your initiative and to widen your skills and experience. We offer a full range of local and specialist services, which includes centres for the treatment of cancer, heart conditions, fertility problems, endocrinology and sexual health conditions. The hospital includes the site of the new state-of-the-art Barts Heart Centre.

The successful candidate will have good general radiographic experience, along with extensive CT experience. You will also be resilient, flexible and able to demonstrate leadership and clinical supervision skills. A post graduate qualification in CT would be desirable, or willingness to undertake one. The post holder will work as part of the senior team, and this role involves a mixture of clinical and administrative work.

Applicants for this post must hold a BSc in Diagnostic Radiography or the Diploma of the College of Radiographers and HCPC registration.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Radiography or DCR
  • State Registration
  • Some formal management training
  • IV cannulations- or willingness to achieve this skill in house.
  • Post Graduate qualification in CT (or willing to undertake this)
  • CT Colon training (or willingness to undertake this)


Desirable

  • Radiation Protection Supervisor experience


Experience

Essential

  • NHS CT experience
  • Extensive experience as a radiographer performing a wide range of CT.
  • Experience of current, and awareness of developing trends in CT service.
  • Wide experience of CT scanning equipment and techniques.
  • Experience in training of other staff or students
  • Day to day operational management
  • Participation in Quality Assurance/Clinical Governance initiatives.
  • Some personnel management Current experience of research and audit.


Desirable

  • Experience of post graduate teaching
  • To have been involved in implementing change to a service/department


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of Booking and capacity planning
  • Portfolio of evidence of continuing professional Development
  • Some knowledge of wider NHS Issues


Desirable

  • Has knowledge of management theory, including personnel management, risk management and health and safety


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload and delegate when required
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to implement change
  • Good analytical & organisational ability
  • To have effective problem solving skills
  • Able to communicate with patients in an empathetic manner regarding their treatment and procedures


Desirable

  • Teaching and training skills with the ability to adapt training and teaching styles in response to needs of the trainee


Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Address

St Bartholomew's Hospital

London

EC1A 7BE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

259-6346204SBH-A

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