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Band 6 Therapeutic Radiographer - OXFORD CANCER CENTRE

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year This post attracts a short-term, non-pensionable 5% RRP
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunities to work in the Oxford Cancer Centre @ Oxford!

We are seeking enthusiastic, caring, highly motivated and experienced Therapeutic Radiographers to join our friendly and welcoming team at the Oxford Cancer Centre.

Our equipment refresh programme is well underway with two Varian Halcyon linacs & a TrueBeam with HyperARC already installed and the rest of equipment being installed over the coming months to include 2 GoSim CT scanners with auto-contouring software and 2 more TrueBeams with 6DoF couches and RGSC, & HyperArc capability. A brand-new Satellite Unit opened in Swindon in Oct 22 which houses 2 Trubeam linacs with 6DoF couches and a GoSim CT scanner.

Patients are at the heart of what we do, and we are looking for Therapeutic Radiographers who can deliver excellent care with compassion and respect. We deliver a range of techniques including IMRT, VMAT, DIBH, IGRT, complex SABR, SRS/SRT,TBI - all grades are expected and encouraged to participate in these treatment and verification techniques.

We are proud of our strong culture of learning, education, and support and we offer a comprehensive induction programme. Our Practice Educator team can assist with professional development we strongly encourage Radiographers to get involved in audit & service development. There is access to CPD funding for both academic modules and conferences.

If you are looking to work in a large, friendly Radiotherapy Department, please get in touch!

Main duties of the job

Work as a senior member of the team of Radiographers covering all sections of the department including mould room, CT scanning, virtual simulation and contouring, delivery of a wide range of both simple & complex treatment and IGRT techniques.

Support the team leader in the day-to-day management of their assigned pre-treatment or treatment work area, assisting in the organisation and management of the clinical workload.

Liaising with the multidisciplinary team.

Assist with the day-to-day organisation of a treatment unit to ensure an efficient service is delivered and workload targets are achieved.

Supervise, support & teach junior members of staff and students

Closing date and time- 30th October 2022, 11:59 PM

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training, and research. Find out more here

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues, and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence, and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement, and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Visits to the department can be arranged. Please contact Liz Lewis / 01865235481 to arrange a visit or for more information about this post.

Person Specification

Essential & Desireable


  • BSc (Hon) in Radiotherapy.
  • HCPC registered as Therapeutic Radiographer
  • Core knowledge of a range of radiotherapy equipment and techniques together with the principles underlying them.
  • A general understanding of computerised treatment planning systems.
  • Core knowledge of the principles of radiotherapy treatment planning and radiation dosimetry as applied to radiotherapy treatments.
  • Post registration experience of working as a Therapeutic Radiographer with rotations through pre-treatment and treatment during that period
  • Current relevant experience
  • Experience and knowledge of all IGRT modalities


  • Evidence of post graduate study
  • Knowledge and understanding of governance and its importance in maintaining safe practice
  • Previous NHS experience
  • Previous senior experience
  • Experience of advanced techniques e.g., SABR, SRS, DIBH, TBI, Adaptive RT
  • Evaluation of CBCT images
  • Experience of mentoring/training student radiographers

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust


Oxford Cancer & Haematology Centre

Radiotherapy Department, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington



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