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Superintendent Mammographer - Birmingham

HCA UK at the Harborne Hospital – Birmingham, West Midlands
Full time
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Superintendent Mammographer

Birmingham, The Harborne Hospital
Full time, 37.5 hour per week – however if you are interested in working part time, or across term time, we can discuss this opportunity with you also
Shift times: 7.5 hour shifts between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00
Permanent/Full Time
Salary: Up to £54,000 dependent on experience.

We’re looking for a Superintendent Mammographer to join our team at The Harborne Hospital. Alongside the mammography department there would be managerial oversight of Plain Film X-ray and Ultrasound.

The Harborne Hospital - part of HCA Healthcare UK is a brand new £100million, purpose built 50 bed, multi-speciality private hospital opening in Birmingham in January 2024. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus, the hospital will have the deep clinical infrastructure, equipment and facilities and expert, experienced teams to deliver full clinical pathways across a mix of specialties and sub-specialties at all levels of complexity including Cardiology, Cancer, Complex surgery and Orthopaedics. The Harborne Hospital is the 4th NHS partnership within this network, partnering with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.

As a Superintendent Mammographer, you’ll be joining our hard working Breast Unit team, being the ultimate team player, helping to keep the service running as efficiently as possible. We’ll look to you to undertake and perform all Mammography procedures including scanning, screening and assisting in ultrasounds. You will also be required to rotate into another modality, depending on your experience, such as Plain Film or CT, on a fairly regular basis.

Key responsibilities:

  • To manage the day-to-day running of the Breast Imaging Unit in order to provide a professional, efficient and cost-effective unit providing a high standard of diagnostic imaging.
  • Participate in the development of the Imaging department including the strategic and business planning of the mammography service.
  • Provide professional leadership in the Breast Imaging Unit monitoring professional and patient care standards.
  • This will include reviewing staffing levels, skill mixes and working arrangements including use of Workday and Facility Scheduler, reviewing staff training and professional development as well as assisting with annual appraisals.
  • Act as mentor to staff who are undertaking the Post Graduate Mammography Certificate
  • Ensure all staff performing mammography perform sufficient volumes to maintain their skills and competencies and have access to and support from the Superintendent Mammographer.

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:

  • Experience – BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography or Equivalent
  • Post Grad Certificate in Mammography or equivalent
  • Extensive post qualification experience
  • Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures


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 Mammographer, 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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