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Superintendent Radiographer - MRI

HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital – Wilmslow, Cheshire
Full time
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Superintendent Radiographer – MRI
Cheshire, The Wilmslow Hospital
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Shift times: 7.5 hour shifts between 08:00 and 20:00
Salary: £45,000 - £51,500 dependent upon experience

We’re looking for a Superintendent Radiographer to lead our MRI team at The Wilmslow Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC. 

They successful candidate will, when necessary, act as a direct line manager with responsibilities for other modalities or for the Radiology department as a whole. This role is jointly responsible for the radiology service across all Wellington Hospital sites and travel between sites will be required.  

The post holder will also support Imaging Management in service planning and service development, and align themselves with the department and wider hospital’s goals and values. 

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of Radiographers undertaking modality specific imaging procedures
  • Undertake MRI scans in line with existing modality specific clinical guidelines and protocols
  • Maintain competence in general x-ray as required
  • Conduct competency assessments at regular intervals, ensuring any development needs are identified and followed up
  • Be actively involved in the recruitment, appointment and induction of new clinical staff
  • Arrange rotas for clinical staff where required
  • Ensure good communication is maintained with the team to deliver a smooth-running service
  • Deal with day to day staff queries, liaising with appropriate support functions where required to resolve the queries within a reasonable timeframe
  • Take ownership of governance activities i.e. audits, personal development, and team meetings with the support of your colleagues
  • Undertake all examinations efficiently and to a high standard ensuring safety of patients at all times
  • Assist in development and promotion of the Diagnostic Imaging service
  • Assist with the booking of some appointments and work closely with the Radiologists

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • HCPC registration
  • Degree or equivalent in Radiography
  • Extensive experience in MRI
  • Cardiac MRI experience is desirable
  • Experience with 3T scanning


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Superintendent Radiographer at The Wilmslow Hospital, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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