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Staff Nurse Nuclear Medicine

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a registered Nurse looking for something totally different? We are looking for a dynamic person to join the Nuclear Medicine team.

We offer portfolio of diagnostic scans, molecular radiotherapy, and research and would love you to join us.

We expect significant growth in the area of Theranostics, our growing molecular radiotherapy service offers Lu177 Dotatate, Lu177 PMSA, Y90 SiRT, Ra223 Xofigo and I131 for benign and malignant disease. We work collaboratively with wider teams to achieve our goal to deliver the best service to our patients, both locally and within the wider Wessex region.

The department was fully refurbished six years ago and has 2 Siemens SPECT CT cameras and a gamma counter. We offer a wide range of diagnostic tests for both paediatric and adult patients.Experience in Nuclear medicine is not essential as full training will be provided.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

About us

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

Specific to this role we are open to discussing flexibility in the hours that you work. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need, and we will explore what's possible for the role and service.UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Qualified registered nurse.
  • Administer radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic procedures and therapy in compliance with IRMER legislation.
  • Perform regular radiation monitoring for radioactive contamination and manage decontamination of radioactive spills.
  • Work to ensure the radiation safety and protection of all personnel working in the department, in accordance with departmental local rules and legislation.

Shift patterns will be 8:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday

Person Specification

Qualifications, knowledge and experience


  • Qualified Nurse (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered nurse on appropriate part of the register
  • Knowledge of current issues within acute Health Service
  • Understanding of personal accountability
  • Knowledge of own role within the team
  • Provide evidence of teaching and supporting learners in practice in the role of practice supervisor
  • Awareness of evidence-based practice
  • Awareness of responsibilities for management of infection control
  • Evidence of on-going personal development


  • Evidence of recent study
  • Previous experience/qualification in relevant specialty
  • Teaching experience



  • Prioritisation
  • Teamwork
  • Multitasking
  • Time management
  • People management
  • General IT skills
  • Communication
  • Taking the initiative
  • Working under pressure
  • Interpersonal skills

Trust Values


  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust


Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road


SO14 2AA

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