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Band 8b - Lead Superintendent Radiographer, Radiology

Band 8b

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Band 8b
Permanent: Substantive
37.5 hours per week (Full time - 37.5 hours per week)
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Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Watford General Hospital
£54,959 - £63,792 pa inc HCA
Salary period
20/04/2021 23:59

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust!

Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust – which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) – is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.


Job overview

We have a vacancy for an Band 8b Lead Superintendent Radiographer to manage the Radiology department at Watford General Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work closely with the Radiology Services Manager, Lead Superintendent for WGH and HHGH/SACH

Full time and part-time applications considered.





Working for our organisation

Applications are invited from experienced radiographers with appropriate qualifications – please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. Commitment to education and training and career development is required.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Responsible to the Radiology Services Manager for the day to day operational management of the department of Clinical Radiology at Watford General Hospital, Hemel Hempstead General and St Albans Hospitals. To provide advice and support to the Radiology Services Manager and to deputise for the Radiology Services Manager in their absence.

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 service and offer assistance to the Radiology Services Manager 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.  

The post holder will lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team including Radiographers, Radiology Department Assistants, clerical staff and other Practitioners.  The post holder will work closely with all stakeholders to deliver a high quality diagnostic service within a safe environment for staff and patients, and having associated responsibilities for efficiency, prioritisation of work and use of resources.

They will have responsibility for Statutory and Mandatory training for all staff, and particular responsibility or training of Radiographers and Student Radiographers.  They will work closely with Nursing and Clinical staff to support training within those professions.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Please score each application against the personal specification - marking them as 0=Reject, 1=Reserve or 2=Shortlist
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nuala Littlechild
Job title
Lead Superintendent Radiographer
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