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Clinical Lead MRI Radiographer

Job Reference: J240-6282

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Band 7/8

ead MRI Radiographer | Imaging | Band 7/8 | Hove | Full Time | Fully Funded Training Programs

The Montefiore has an exciting opportunity for an experienced MRI Radiographer to join our friendly and knowledgeable Imaging Team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join our team and play a critical part in teaching and leading the MRI team.

The Montefiore Hospital is rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We practice some of the most advanced treatments on the latest generation imaging, and diagnostic technology. This means we can offer everything from screening and rehabilitation through to leading-edge surgical procedures and excellence in specialist fields like orthopaedics, cardiology, and general surgery all delivered through our expert and caring clinical team. The hospital is well-positioned to maximize the excellent local public transport. There are buses that stop in the vicinity and is also within walking distance of both Hove and Brighton train station

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist the Diagnostic Imaging Manager in the development of strategies and policies for service improvement.
  • Set and monitor the standard of capabilities and competencies in practice required, across the team.
  • Analyze current general and specialist imaging practices in the field of MRI.
  • Analyze trends and developments against appropriate benchmarks, and up-to-date guidelines as appropriate in collaboration with the Diagnostic Imaging Manager.
  • Act as Lead Specialist Diagnostic Imaging resource to provide advice and support on assessment approaches and conclusions to colleagues and others, using highly developed clinical skills. This should be provided proactively and on request, with a particular focus on MRI.
  • To act as an MRI safety advisor and collate all relevant information.  Update working practices and policies in collaboration with the Diagnostic Imaging Manager and the MRHA.
  • Regularly assesses risk to health, safety, and security using the results to promote and improve practice.
  • Ensure that the working environment is as safe as possible and complies with organizational, professional and legal requirements and guidelines. Ensure safe working practices are maintained in accordance with guidelines set out by the NRPB/MHRA and maintain records of safety. Work within the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations and adhere to all associated local rules set out by medical physicists

Who we're looking for

  • BSc Honours in Radiography with valid HCPC registration  
  • Postgraduate experience in MRI
  • Experience of clinical leadership e.g. developing peers, mentorship
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied cases
  • Experience of working in partnership with consultants and participating in creating innovative solutions for new imaging services


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance          

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Rebecca O’Neill on rebecca.o’ or 07885 708 488

Spire Healthcare are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.   We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture for all. Our people are our difference, it’s their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart. 

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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