One of the key features within the Society and College of Radiographers 2018-2020 strategy is the task of ensuring that management and leadership of imaging and radiotherapy services are highly sought-after roles attracting the most able individuals from the profession and supporting and promoting management as an attractive career option.
As we recognise the demands and challenges within the role of management in our service, we developed a free to attend course for SoR members.
The course is aimed to support our current senior managers in identifying and developing our future leaders.
Two successful courses were delivered in Northern Ireland in May and in Glasgow in November.
Further courses will be delivered in Wales in spring 2019 subsequent to this the course will be delivered regionally in England.
The course is delivered by officers from the professional and industrial relations teams and equips managers with the skills and knowledge to tackle common issues such as managing change, sickness absence, bullying.
Professional issues are explored along with discussions on how to create a culture of professionalism.
The course also features a session delivered by a senior service manager sharing their experience and offering hints tips and advice on this career option.
Delegated called the course “excellent and worthwhile”, with others highlighting the confidence boost the course gave them.
One SoR member noted, “Really useful and enjoyable course. I liked the way it was very interactive and scenario based. I felt we discussed real situations that are realistic to happen therefore it has equipped me with great knowledge to prepare for future issues in my management role.”
Places are limited to a maximum of 24 delegates and we will be asking senior service managers to identify future leaders from the profession and in SoR membership who would benefit from attending.
If you would like more information about the programme, or details of future courses, please contact [email protected].