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Therapeutic Radiographer

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Rhyl
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for Band 5 Radiographersto join our team at the North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre.

Situated in North Wales you will find some of the best outdoor adventure activities in the world. We are surrounded by beautiful beaches and mountain scenery with ancient culture and heritage wherever you turn. and all within commuting distance of Chester, Manchester and Liverpool.

The radiotherapy department has 4 Varian Linear Accelerators (3 Truebeam, 1 Varian IX ), Gulmay Orthovoltage Unit, Canon CT Planning Scanner, Prosoma, and an Eclipse TPS, with the addition of Surface Guided radiotherapy systems on all Truebeams.

As a Band 5 Radiographer, you will work within all areas of the department and be fully supported via our mentorship and training programme.

The department currently works an extended day and the post holder would be expected to work flexibly within the hours of 8:00am to 6:30pm to cover the operational needs of the department and to participate in the on call rota. Core hours are between 8.30-4.30.

Interested candidates are welcome to contact the department for an informal discussion regarding the post's requirements.

Main duties of the job

Contribute to a patient focussed service of the highest quality under the supervision of senior radiographers and the Superintendent Radiographers,

Contribute to the delivery of an efficient and effective radiotherapy service, identifying and communicating the need for possible improvements.

Undertake and assist with a wide range of radiotherapy treatments across the Radiotherapy Department in the North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre, as appropriate to the level and scope of training - This scope of treatment may include for example undertaking emergency treatments out of hours.

Perform high quality Radiotherapy Treatments ensuring efficient delivery of workflow and compliance with the statutory regulations relating to ionising radiation, BCUHB, Radiotherapy, and Medical Physics Department policies and procedures.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC Registered Radiographer


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a busy Radiotherapy Department using a range of modern radiotherapy techniques


Desirable

  • Working with Varian equipment and Aria software


Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of other radiotherapy departments Previous experience using equipment made by the manufacturers Varian Medical


Qualifications

Essential

  • B.Sc. in Radiotherapy Radiography or equivalent


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Ysbyty Glan Clwyd

Sarn Lane

Rhyl

LL18 5UJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-AHP049-0224

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