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Senior Therapeutic Radiographer

Employer
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Derby
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
At Team University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) we are driving to be the best place to work, learn and deliver exceptional care to our patients. We are one of the largest employers in our region with over 13,000 colleagues. Our workforce is diverse as are the communities we serve across Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced and self-motivated Band 6 Senior Therapeutic Radiographers to join our Radiotherapy Team. You will work as a rotational member of the team working in both pre-treatment and treatment delivery with the additional opportunity to work in the Radiotherapy planning area of the department.

We have 4Varian Truebeam linear accelerators, two of which have Vision RT Surface Guided Radiotherapy. We are a Varian department using Aria and the Eclipse planning system.

Main duties of the job

Our other equipment includes Philips Big Bore CT with full Ambient Lighting Experience, Superficial Xray Therapy Nucletron HDR Brachytherapy and Eclipse external beam planning system. We operate all equipment on the Varian ARIA platform.

As a progressive teaching centre for Student Radiotherapists the trust has established links with Sheffield Hallam University where our educational facilities include a seminar room. The Trust actively encourages CPD and role extension with support available to pursue academic courses to further develop and enhance your skills.

Closing date of applications: 25 April 2024

Interview date: 9 May 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4thbusiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.


Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC Registered
  • BSc or equivalent in Radiotherapy


Desirable

  • Evidence of postgraduate study
  • Leadership Training


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience working as a qualified therapeutic radiographer
  • Knowledge of a wide range of Radiotherapy techniques


Desirable

  • Previous experience with Varian Linacs
  • Leadership evidence/ acting up as a band 6


Supporting Information

Essential

  • Quality of supporting information
  • Awareness of IR(ME)R


Desirable

  • Evidence of additional skills i.e. internal auditor
  • Mentor / assessor training


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road

Derby

DE22 3NE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

320-CDCS-2870

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