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Band 7 Specialist Radiographer (MRI)

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 Per Annum Inclusive
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a suitably qualified staff for MRI Specialist Radiographer post within BHRUT. The Post holder will be responsible for managing, upholding, and supporting MRI Lead Radiographer a safe and effective MRI imaging service providing support to the management team and working collaboratively with the MRI team of radiographers, Students, and support workers, in addition to the wider multi-disciplinary team.

In return, you will be offered the opportunity to work in a modern new hospital within a very supportive directorate and have the opportunity to further develop your skills and practice.

We are a very large Radiology Department having Seven CT scanners and large ultrasound department for general and gynae as well as a dedicated Interventional Theatre Suite. We have Seven MRI scanners across BHRUT and a rental MRI scanner due to increase number of referrals year on year.

BHR is one of the largest associate teaching hospitals providing acute care for over 1,000,000 people from across two main sites - Queen's and King George Hospital. The Queen's Hospital is situated close to the A12, within walking distance of Romford British Rail Station and local amenities. King George Hospital is situated in Barley Lane, Goodmayes with good transport links.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

To lead the technical/radiographer staff, and to further develop an efficient MRI service for BHRUT.

The post-holder will participate in the effective day to day running of the MRI service, standardising protocols, managing the patient bookings and waiting list and managing radiographers and radiology support worker throughout all areas.

Ensuring MRI service is maintained with training of staff to perform in accordance with Trusts policy including comprehensive competency assessments.

In conjunction with MRI Superintendent Radiographer, promote continuous improvements in service delivery and quality within all areas of the MRI service, using modern methods to improve productivity, leading in the delivery of service and workforce transformation, and re-design.

The post-holder will manage the work of staff in the department and help develop culture in which members of staff are continuously improving the delivery of high-quality service. Ensuring the development and acceptance of challenging but realistic objectives for staff through leadership, motivation and systematic performance management achieved the required results.

About us

We're an organisation that is getting better and better. We were the most improved Trust in England for A& E performance in 2023/24 we're no longer in special measures and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, has been named the top CEO by the Health Service Journal. Our improvements are driven by a determination to deliver care we're proud of and that our patients are happy with.

Many of our 8,000 staff - who come from 146 different countries - live in the three diverse London boroughs we serve and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. More than 400 of them are on apprenticeship programmes and we're proud to be a London Living Wage employer.

We operate from two main sites - King George Hospital (KGH) in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023.

Patients across north east London are benefitting from two new state of the art theatres at KGH and our Community Diagnostic Centres at Barking Community Hospital and St George's Health and Wellbeing Hub will significantly increase the number of scans that can be carried out.

We're looking forward to introducing an electronic patient record next year. This will mean the records of any patient visiting one of the seven hospitals run by BHRUT and Barts Health will be accessible to the clinical teams. It'll make things easier for staff and will be better for patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Amanda Vickers, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5926. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification



  • SOR accredited cannulation. Management training.


  • Post grad in MRI or equivalent



  • Management/Leadership/Supervisory skills
  • In-depth knowledge of MRI Physics


  • Previous experience of working at this level



  • 5years and above proven post qualification experience in MRI is essential.

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


Across Site


RM12 6RS

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