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Interventional Radiology (IR) Service Lead Radiographer

NHS AfC: Band 8a

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NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum
27/05/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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The Interventional Radiology department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is about to undergo an expansion to incorporate 4 state of the art Interventional Radiology (IR) theatres.  The new IR unit is planned to open in 2020. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to lead and be part of a team of multi-disciplinary professionals embarking on an exciting journey into a new state of the art build. 

Utilising a multi-disciplinary team the current IR theatre houses Siemens equipment performing a range of elective and Inpatient procedures. The future incorporates Siemens IR equipment including two high end Pheno systems in 2 of the 4 theatres all supported by a dedicated 16 bed recovery space. A wide range of Vascular and Non-vascular interventional procedures are currently performed at the NNUH and the ambition is to expand these services to be at the cutting edge of IR developments. 

The post involves managing and supporting the Interventional Radiology workforce and ensuring the new IR complex is delivering the highest level of patient care. You will work closely with the Imaging Matron, Consultant IR lead, IRU Nursing team, Imaging Operations Manager and other Imaging modality leads considering the 4 key strands of the Imaging department, Workforce, Governance, Performance and Finance. 

As post holder you will be expected to be dynamic and engaged. A shared enthusiasm and ambition to assist in making the NNUH stand at the forefront of Interventional Radiology, while ensuring that high professional standards are maintained at all times is essential. 

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is set in the heart of East Anglia. Norwich is one of the most vibrant and attractive cities in Europe. It is the perfect location to enjoy the contrasts of one of England’s most picturesque counties - from glorious open countryside, attractive coastline and the Norfolk Broads with the contrast of the vibrant historic city of Norwich. Norwich has its magnificent cathedrals, cobbled streets and is ranked in the top 10 shopping cities in the UK as well as being popular for the arts, culture, music, nightlife, and tourism.

As post holder you will be expected to:

In conjunction with the senior leadership team, promote continuous improvement in service delivery, quality and safety, using current methods to improve productivity, workforce transformation and quality improvement. 

To develop and maintain a culture in which members of staff are involved in continuous quality improvement & service development. 

To ensure the development and acceptance of challenging but realistic objectives for staff in line with Trust strategy, through leadership, motivation and systematic performance management. 

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week.

Open for applications: 10th May 2019

Close for applications: 27th May 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Simon Dyble, Imaging Operations Manager: 01603 288494,