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Therapeutic Radiographer

Employer
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Cottingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
***Band 5 to Band 6 Progression Available***

*** Relocation Package Available up to the cost of �4000 ***

We are excited to offer an excellent opportunity for a position in our Therapeutic Radiographer team. We invite applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic people who want to be an integral part of our, patient focused workforce.

The team spans from our dedicated booking team, to support workers up to Consultant Therapeutic radiographers, providing a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your career with us.

In addition to the Trusts development opportunities and courses, we are adopted by Macmillan, providing you with excellent resources, CPD opportunities and access to funding.

We pride ourselves on our forward thinking and reflective practice to improve patient care. This is demonstrated with our skill mix and working alongside our dedicated nursing team, fellow AHP's and radiotherapy physics colleagues.

We recognise the importance of our team's work life balance and wellbeing, recently implementing a more flexible working pattern 4 long days with a day off. Your day off can be discussed in terms of rolling day or a fixed day to meet the needs of dependents.

The department is based at the Queen's Centre at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham a purpose built centre that has a range of facilities.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to build good relationships with patients, families and colleagues within the radiotherapy service and wider MDT.

The post holder must have a good knowledge of radiotherapy localisation and treatment delivery and verification and the modalities used for radiotherapy localisation and treatment delivery and verification with an enthusiasm to develop their knowledge base in future developments of radiotherapy.

Newly qualified Therapeutic Radiographers are given a comprehensive induction period to enable you to gain competences throughout the pathway, you will be provided with a mentor and have regular catch ups to ensure we are providing the optimum training package for you.

The post holder will be expected to work with their team to ensure a high quality and safe service in the daily operational delivery in pre-treatment and treatment delivery.

This includes supporting your team and students, the post holder will be encouraged to develop for example attending CPD and participate in departmental projects.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood ofobtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the gov.uk website.

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites, are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLaG.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Radiography or equivalent
  • State Registration with Health Care Professionals Council. Evidence of CPD activities


Desirable

  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training


Experience

Essential

  • Clinical experience in patient support and information. Experience in dealing with clinical problems


Desirable

  • Participation in the implementation of new equipment or technology


Skills, Knowledge and Ability

Essential

  • Good communication skills, teaching skills and organisational skills.
  • Good knowledge of current radiotherapy techniques, technology, oncology, radiation physics, physiology and associated legislation.
  • Good knowledge of radiotherapy treatment modalities, treatment options, technique options.
  • Good knowledge of radiotherapy side effects and associated treatments.
  • Ability to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work under pressure, prioritise tasks.


Desirable

  • Good teaching sessions Mentorship support


General Requirements

Essential

  • Flexible approach to work, including on call and bank holiday working.
  • Punctual, reliable, honest
  • Positive attitude to work. Motivated and willing to continue professional development.
  • Participation in the development of the service.
  • Complies with Occupational Health screening.


Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Queens Centre

Castle Hill Hospital

Cottingham

HU16 5JQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

356-24-6007595

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