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Therapeutic Radiographer

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We believe that every Therapeutic Radiographer working for us plays a key role in improving patient experience and wellbeing, by providing the best possible care using unique skills of the profession.

We're looking for passionate and committed individuals who share our values and want to invest in continuously improving patient experience.

If you're a qualified Therapeutic Radiographer looking for a new challenge or a student due to qualify soon and you feel passionate about patient care then we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

We have 4Varian Truebeam linear accelerators, two of which have Vision RT Surface Guided Radiotherapy.

Our other equipment includes Philips Big Bore CT with full Ambient Lighting Experience, Superficial Xray Therapy Nucletron HDR Brachytherapy and Eclipse external beam planning system. We operate all equipment on the Varian ARIA platform. We are a reference site for Vision RT and Philips.

As a progressive teaching centre for Student Radiotherapists the trust has established links with Sheffield Hallam University where our educational facilities include a seminar room. The Trust actively encourages CPD and role extension with support available to pursue academic courses to further develop and enhance your skills.

To ensure the provision of an efficient high quality service of patient care and treatment, from all areas within the Radiotherapy Treatment Suite both during normal and extended working hours and within an emergency service commitment.

Closing date of applications: 25 June 2024

Interview date: 09 July 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, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest 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.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • BSc or equivalent in Radiotherapy
  • HCPC Registered



  • Evidence of demonstrable working (includes during training) in at least one Radiotherapy department
  • Core knowledge of Radiotherapy Practice


  • Knowledge of new developments within Radiotherapy
  • Elective placement or voluntary visit to our department

Supporting Information


  • Evidence of good communication within the Radiotherapy setting
  • Awareness of IR(ME)R Regulations in Radiotherapy practice


  • Evidence of additional contribution / commitment e.g. DofE, student ambassador etc
  • Knowldege of UHDB Vision & Values

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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