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XR, FL & IR Team Lead Radiographer

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Royal Bolton Hospital is looking for a full time, enthusiastic and experienced X-Ray, Fluoroscopy and Interventional Radiographer to join our Imaging team as a senior member of the management team. You should have proven XR, FL and/or IR imaging and staff management skills with the ability to work flexibly as required.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to be a day-to-day manager of a team of enthusiastic band 5 and 6 radiographers, offering support and day to day leadership in the department.

If you have the necessary experience and would like the opportunity to expand your management skills this is the post for you. Successful applicants will form a core part of the CXR, FL & IR service team as well as dealing with managerial and logistical aspects associated with running an efficient and patient centred service across multiple modalities and sites.

Training will be given for more complex or department specific scans.

About us

Bolton Foundation Trust strives to be a great place to work and has many opportunities for development and benefits such as our Vivup employee benefits programme for discounts on a wide variety of items.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will be responsible for providing managerial and clinical leadership within XR, FL & IR departments, coordinating, and managing a comprehensive service.
  • The post holder will provide leadership and direct line management to all XR, FL & IR staff with support from the Principal Radiographer and Lead Clinician.
  • The post holder will be responsible for General line management functions including recruitment, retention of staff within the service, staff appraisal, competency assessments and management of sickness absence and leave entitlement.
  • The post holder is expected to have extensive XR, FL and/or IR experience, including evidence of teaching and/or training and running a busy department.
  • The post holder will be expected to lead an established and dedicated team, and to support the development and training of rotating junior team members and students.
  • To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you'll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that you're even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you'll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you'll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Person Specification



  • Registration as a Radiographer with the Health Professions Council
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Extensive XR, Fl & IR experience


  • Post Graduate qualification in medical imaging



  • Experience of leading and managing a X-Ray Team/Service
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Up to date knowledge of XR, FL and/or IR technologies


  • Experience in managing workloads and staffing
  • Involvement in quality assurance and clinical audit



  • Computer and keyboard literacy
  • Ability to work as part of a team, lead a team and implement changed
  • Ability to teach and mentor students, junior staff and new members of staff
  • Ability to make prompt decisions based on knowledge, experience and circumstances


  • Additional Language

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road



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