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Senior Research Therapeutic Radiographer

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
At 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 Research Team.

The post holder will take an active role in the management and co-ordination of the day-to-day organisation of Clinical Trials and Research within Radiotherapy, liaising closely with research governance teams, the Radiotherapy team, medical staff Radiotherapy Physics, Nursing & Office Staff.

Main duties of the job

You will work across the Multi-Professional Clinical Team to support the integration of Research and new developments into Radiotherapy Practice and will support in the implementation and ongoing management of Radiotherapy trials and projects - both local and national/multi-national.

Closing date of applications: 05 May 2024

Interview date: 17 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



  • HCPC Registered
  • BSc or equivalent in Radiotherapy


  • Evidence of postgraduate study



  • Experience working as a qualified therapeutic radiographer
  • Good communication skills


  • Involvement of writing / contribution to work instructions
  • Leadership evidence

Supporting Information


  • Quality of supporting information
  • Relevant referees listed


  • Evidence of contribution to clinical governance / risk assessment
  • Evidence of leadership skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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