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Therapeutic Radiographer

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 a year p.a. inc HCA
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking highly motivated and experienced therapeutic radiographers to join our team to deliver complex and advanced patient centred services. The post holder will be based at Guy's Cancer Centre with the occasional need to cover at our Queen Mary Sidcup site.

Our vision is to be a world leader in caring for people with cancer - continuously innovating to improve the lives of our patients by treating more patients whilst giving better care by improving their day to day experience as well as providing better training and research.

Working within a multi-professional quality driven environment, patients are at the centre of all that we do. As therapeutic radiographer you will have the opportunity of develop your skills and create an environment in which staff and students can learn and reach their full potential.

The departments routinely operate extended day working and shift patterns apply for machine service days and unscheduled service interruptions. Bank holiday and weekend working take place in line with the department and service operational needs, including rostering to either site as required.

Previous or current NHS experience is preferred.

Interview date is the 10th of June 2024.

Main duties of the job

To maintain excellent patient centred care at all times in line with the trust values. To uphold high standards of accuracy and quality in all aspects of clinical and professional practice.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for detailed information regarding the responsibilities and requirements for this post.

About us

The Radiotherapy Service serves a catchment population of approximately 1.6 million and is the provider of radiotherapy for the six London boroughs - Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark. The service also receives national referrals from St John's Skin Clinic based here at GSTFT, and works in closest collaboration with colleagues at King's College NHS Foundation Trust, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust and Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.

The service is delivered from three physical locations Lambeth Wing at St Thomas' Hospital, the Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital and Guy's Cancer at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent. Equipped with a total of nine linear accelerators and three CT scanners, an orthovoltage and HDR brachytherapy unit, the departments offers advanced external beam treatments including IG-IMRT, stereotactic body and intracranial radiotherapy, total body irradiation and total skin electron body treatment. Low dose rate prostate brachytherapy is undertaken in theatre at Guy's Hospital.

As one of the most successful and highly regarded teaching hospitals in the NHS we are able to provide enviable opportunities for you to develop your career. We offer exposure to a fantastic combination of routine, varied and highly specialised treatments.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for detailed information regarding the responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification

Knowledge/Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc or DCR (T) and HPC registration


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate a good level of theoretical skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of Communication skills, including the ability to deal with sensitive information & to deal with anxious and demanding patients using tact and persuasive skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to work under pressure and to maintain a calm and professional attitude.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the current Radiation Regulations.


Desirable

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Radiotherapy planning


Previous experience

Essential

  • As a student or Radiographer in a Radiotherapy department
  • Demonstrate experience on Linacs & CT & a willingness to work in all areas as required.


Desirable

  • Demonstrate experience on a wider range of Radiotherapy equipment


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Guys Cancer Centre, London

Great Maze Pond

London

SE1 9RT

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