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Modality Lead Manager

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced IR Superintendent looking to showcase your forward thinking and dynamic approach to Imaging services and patient care?

We are looking for a radiographer to join our senior managerial team at UHL. As a clinical leader you will possess excellent managerial skills to inform the optimal delivery of Interventional Radiology across three major sites. Incorporating 9 rooms and 2 hybrid theatre suites this extensive service prides its self on the collaboration and multi professional team across varying services.

Main duties of the job

The duties and responsibilities of the post holder are to lead and develop the delivery of the IR and fluoroscopy services at all three of the main hospital sites of UHL. The post holder will work cooperatively with the Radiology Management Team and other staff in order to ensure that patients receive a high quality, responsive and compassionate service.

The post holder will be an experienced and skilled Radiographer who will use their clinical knowledge and experience to inform the optimal delivery of the IR service and offer assistance to the Operational Lead/s in the delivery of a high standard of clinical care.

The post holder will be dynamic, innovative, forward thinking, and will contribute to service development. They will lead in audit, education, governance and quality and safety improvement.

The post holder will lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team including Advanced Practitioners, Radiographers, and other Practitioners.

The post holder will provide support, guidance, and development to staff and be a visible and strong role model, and support on-going strategy for the service locally and regionally.

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Deputise for the Operational Lead/s on matters relating to IR or Imaging.

Be operationally responsible for the tactical and strategic management of IR at all three of the main hospital sites of UHL.

Be operational manager in charge of all staff within IR at all three of the three main hospital sites of UHL.
  • Assist the Operational Lead/s in developing and maintaining a high quality patient centred imaging service.
  • Be operationally responsible for the achievement of Business Unit, CMG, and Trust targets for IR.
  • Lead, manage, develop, direct and facilitate changes both in the development of Imaging staff and working practices in the Imaging Business Unit.
  • Ensure that the department provides for the safe, effective and high quality care for all patients.
  • Participate in the Imaging Business Units on call system, to respond to Imaging issues - this will include covering the extended working day, out of hours, on-call and bank holiday rotas

(Please refer to the job description/person specification for further details)

Person Specification

Education & Training & Experience


  • BSc Radiography (Diagnostic), Diploma of the College of Radiographers or equivalent
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge of MRI
  • Previous experience of managing staff groups


  • MSc level qualification in management or relevant clinical Subject

Planning and Organisational Skills.


  • Able to organise a specialist department/area, including workload and staff
  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Possesses project management skills

Analytical and Judgement skills


  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience of interpreting data from RIS systems

Responsibility for Policy/Service Development


  • Experience of Implementing and evaluating clinical standards/changes in practice
  • Participates in reviews of work practices which impact on service delivery to patients and other specialities

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust



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