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Macmillan Senior Therapy Radiographer

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year Pa Inclusive
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Radiographer, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for therapeutic radiographers to join the treatment team as band 6 Senior Therapy Radiographer within the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust's radiotherapy department. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic individual who will fit in quickly with the treatment team.

You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledege across treatment and pre-treatment pathways and you will be expected to participate in the emergency on-call rota.

We actively support professional development and encourage radiographer led research and QI projects. We support leadership development with excellent leadership development programmes delivered by the Trust. We were the first London radiotherapy service to adopt all of its clinical and physics workforces as Macmillan professionals. We support flexible working arrangements and all applicants would be expected to support the working hours of the service and work across sites.

Operating mainly from our Charing Cross site, our equipment portfolio includes five TrueBeam Linacs (one based at Hammersmith Hospital), Philips Brilliance CT scanner and Xstrahl unit our Elekta Flexitron Brachytherapy unit is based at Hammersmith Hospital in a dedicated brachytherapy suite. We are aiming to replace our exsiting CT scanner in 2023. Two of our newest TrueBeam Linacs have the ExacTrac system and we are looking to expand the use of this system.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality, effective individualised treatment and care to all patients

To carry out all practical aspects involved in preparation of radiotherapy treatments

To deputise for Macmillan Team Leader on the treatment unit as required

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • DCR(T) or BSc in Therapeutic Radiography (or equivalent)
  • Registered with HCPC



  • Demonstrable post HCPC registration experience.
  • Experience of electronic patient management systems, and treatment and image verification systems
  • Sound knowledge of variety of complex treatment techniques
  • Experience in radiotherapy imaging techniques


  • Previous acting-up experience

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Understands the risks associated with radiation and the optimisation of patients treatments
  • Knowledge and understanding of standard and non-standard complex and conformal techniques
  • Knowledge of current professional issuesKnowledge of current professional issues
  • Experience in communicating with distressed or anxious patients/relatives
  • Able to train student radiographers

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

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