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Senior Therapeutic Radiographer

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at the Nottingham Radiotherapy Centre as a Senior Therapeutic Radiographer. We would love to hear from any enthusiastic and motivated radiographers who would be interested in further developing their careers as part of a supportive and friendly team. You should have a minimum of 18 months post registration experience.

As a Band 6 Senior Therapeutic Radiographer you would be part of a Linac based team but would also have the opportunity to rotate through other areas of the department such as pre-treatment or brachytherapy.

In order to cover the service needs, the post-holder will need to be able to work flexible shifts over the working week with normal hours between 07.30 and 20.00.

Main duties of the job

To rotate through all the relevant clinical areas of the department under the direction of the sectional team leaders

To work and lead as part of a team of staff and to assist in the provision of a high quality Radiotherapy Service.

To comply with and contribute to the maintenance of ISO 9001:2015 quality system for the department.

To participate in audit, and the clinical research and development of techniques and equipment.

To ensure high technical standards and patient care standards are maintained during simulation and treatment.

To participate in the training and education programme of student and junior radiographers.

About us

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the biggest and busiest acute hospitals in England, employing over 16,000 staff. We provide care to over 2.5million residents of Nottingham and its surrounding communities and specialist services to a further 3-4million people from neighbouring counties.

The Nottingham Radiotherapy Centre offers cutting edge treatment delivery and pre-treatment technology including 6 Elekta Versa HD and Agility Linacs (2 with Brainlab and Exactrac with further surface guided solutions to be added with our latest Linacs), 2 CT scanners due to be replaced with Canon Exceed LB CT 4D scanners, Raystation and Monaco planning systems and Mosaiq Oncology Management system.

The Radiotherapy Department provides complex treatments including: paediatric radiotherapy, image guided IMRT, SABR, SRS and total body electron and photon treatments for patients across Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands region. The department has a major commitment to evidence based practice and participates in multi-centre clinical research.

In addition to the brief list above you must familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification attached to this advert prior to applying.

Job description

Job responsibilities

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registered therapeutic radiographer


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 18 months post registration experience
  • Experience of using modern treatment machines


Desirable

  • Experience of working within the NHS
  • Completion of preceptorship period with evidence


Communication and relationship skilss

Essential

  • Evidence of good verbal and written communication skills


Analytical and judgement skills

Essential

  • Can analyse and interpret treatment data and communicate to junior staff


Planning and organisational skills

Essential

  • Can demonstrate effective workload management of self and others/treatment machines


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Nottingham City Hospital

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

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164-6233814

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