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Radiographer/Clinical Technologist Nuclear Medicine, Band 5

Employer
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gloucestershire (Gloucester, Cheltenham)
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to promotion an opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 5 Radiographer/Clinical Technologist to join the existing Nuclear Medicine team of 20 staff. This is an interesting and varied role providing support to the day-to-day operations of the Nuclear Medicine imaging & therapy departments and to the Radiopharmacy.

There are currently three gamma cameras over the two Trust sites, two with SPECT CT capability. At Gloucester Trust site there is the new SPECT-CT gamma camera installed in a recently upgraded department. The therapy department is based in the Oncology Centre, Cheltenham Trust site where we have dedicated Treatment Rooms. There is an in-house Radiopharmacy used for the daily manufacture of radiopharmaceuticals, which is operated jointly with the Pharmacy department. . This post is primarily to support both Imaging and Therapy, flexibility and travel between the sites will be required.

Additional working pattern details: There maybe on call, it will be no more than once a month

This is an exciting time to join the department.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join the team and support the existing staff with the diagnostic imaging service, the therapy service and the Radiopharmacy. Applications are welcomed from candidates with a Nuclear Medicine or Medical Physics background who possess good interpersonal and communication skills.

About us

Nuclear Medicine is one of four departments within the Medical Physics department and there are strong links and support provided by the other Heads of Department and their respective staff. The Medical Physics Department is a strong advocate for staff training and development and is an accredited training center for the NSHCS STP & HSST training schemes as well as the IPEM Clinical Technologist training scheme.

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to improving patient services providing Best Care for Everyone. We can offer accommodation for newly appointed staff. Gloucestershire is a pleasant place to live with easy access to the lively towns of Cheltenham and Gloucester, the Cotswold countryside, South Wales and good travel links to other parts of the UK.

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. We offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience required

Qualifications

The post holder must be qualified to HNC level in a relevant science subject, or a qualified Radiographer. Specialist knowledge is acquired through short courses and updates.

For Clinical Technologists, after a 3-year qualifying time and completion of a Portfolio, they should be eligible for inclusion on the Voluntary Register of Clinical Technologists. Technical/Incorporated Membership of the IPEM is desirable.

Experience

Time to obtain the aforementioned qualifications with substantial years of training.

Other Skills

The post holder must have:

- Good team working skills

-Ability to work on own initiative within competencies achieved.

-Good keyboard skills for the manipulation of images.

- Detailed evidence of ongoing professional development by maintaining a portfolio.

Please see the attached Job Description for more details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified radiographer or clinical technologist
  • HCPC registration for Radiographers or Voluntary Registration for Clinical Technologist


Experience

Essential

  • Work Experience to achieve qualification, substantial training experience


Desirable

  • Work Experience in Nuclear Medicine Imaging/Therapy/Radiopharmacy
  • Work experience in Radiotherapy or Pharmacy


Knowledge/Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of ongoing Professional Development


Desirable

  • Work constructively and effectively as a member of a team
  • IT skills: Use of the Word, Excel, Trak, EPR, PAS and CRIS systems


Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Gloucestershire (Gloucester, Cheltenham)

GL1 3NN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

318-24-D&S-T1550

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