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Band 6 Senior Clinical Technologist-Diagnostic Radiology/Non-ionising

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
6 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-motivated Band 6 Clinical Technologist to join our team here at RRPPS.

RRPPS is part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and provides Medical Physics and Radiation Protection services to the UHB Trust and to other NHS Trusts, private healthcare and industrial customers throughout the Midlands and further afield. We also run an Approved Dosimetry Service and an Instrument Calibration Service in our purpose built premises in Kings Norton, Birmingham. RRPPS staff include Clinical Scientists and Clinical Technologists in Diagnostic Radiology, Radiation Protection, Nuclear Medicine, MRI and Non-ionising Radiation. We have a dedicated admin and Clerical team who support all areas of the department.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant would be joining other Clinical Technologists and Clinical Scientists in our X-ray quality assurance, non-ionising radiation and instrument calibration services. The work would involve travelling to external sites to perform quality assurance and radiation protection surveys on the full range of diagnostic radiology and ultrasound equipment. The post holder will also work in the calibration service routinely on a rota system.

The post would suit a Clinical Technologist with experience in diagnostic radiology and ultrasound QA. Experience of instrument calibration would be an advantage but not essential.

Applications would also be welcome from people with less experience in these fields full training would be provided. Appointments would be made at a lower band appropriate to the applicant's experience.

Applicants must have a full driving licence. Access to a car is preferable but not essential. RRPPS has two pool cars available.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note*: For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • A levels or equivalent in scientific or technical subjects
  • One of the following, or recognised equivalent:
  • * BSc in Clinical Technology
  • * BSc in Healthcare Science (Radiation Physics)
  • * BSc in Healthcare Science (Medical Physics Technology)
  • * Dip HE in Clinical Technology
  • * A lower level qualification with equivalent experience
  • Completion of one of the following, or recognised equivalent:
  • * National School of Healthcare Science Practitioner Training Programme
  • * Level 6 Healthcare Sciences Practitioner Apprenticeship
  • * IPEM Clinical Technologist Training Scheme
  • Registered Clinical Technologist or sufficient experience to join the Register of Clinical Technologists



  • Experience, via rotation, placement or employment, of Medical Physics work (Radiation Protection, Diagnostic Radiology and Non Ionising Radiation).
  • Significant knowledge and experience of the use of highly complex Diagnostic X-ray equipment (& gt 50,000) and highly complex specialist testing equipment and techniques employed to measure safety and performance of radiological equipment
  • Knowledge of underpinning legislation, national standards and other guidelines e.g. Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017, IRMER2017, Regulations governing the transport of radioactive materials, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Medical and Dental Guidance Notes.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


63 Melchett Road

63 Melchett Road, Kings Norton


West Midlands

B30 3HP

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