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Clinical Scientist (Clinical Physics RLH)

Barts Health NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year per anum inc
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly motivated Band 8A Clinical Scientist to join our Clinical Physics team. The postholder will take a leading role in directing Quality Management across the whole of the team and in supporting the safe and effective use of optical non ionising radiation across the Trust. This is an excellent opportunity to develop clinical and management skills in a challenging but rewarding job.

The Clinical Physics directorate provide a wide range of physics services across all the hospitals in Barts Health Trust. You will work alongside many of these teams to support their Quality Management objectives and collaborate with clinicians providing a clinical optical non-ionising service.

Main duties of the job

You would actively contribute to the work of the team providing expertise and support to staff utilizing non ionizing optical radiation in clinical practice. This will include a lead role in undertaking the training of junior staff and trainee Healthcare Scientists.

The role will also undertake the development and assessment of medical devices for the purposes of clinical research and in conjunction with fellow Health Care Scientists, clinical consultants and academics.

You will act as the Quality Manager of the Clinical Physics quality management system service (QMS) and to further develop where necessary the established QMS.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within Barts Health at this band

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification



  • 3 years practical work experience in Non-Ionising physics and imaging
  • 3 years experience in medical device development and research
  • 3 years experience in managing or substantially contributing to a recognised quality management system


  • Line management of junior scientific and technical staff.
  • Extensive research publication portfolio
  • 3 years experience in teaching NI physics or associated technology at science undergraduate level



  • Able to write software, design databases and spreadsheets.
  • Able to make accurate measurements on highly complex equipment


  • Experience of working in patient areas



  • In depth understanding of NI physics and technology.
  • Comprehensive/substantial knowledge of Health & Safety, ICNRP and associated guidelines relating to the clinical use of NI systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical applications of NI.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical and physics risks associated with NI.



  • Honours degree in Physical Sciences or associated Health Care Science
  • MSc in Medical Physics.
  • Registered Clinical Scientist with HCPC


  • Completion of DoH Grade A training or equivalent scheme
  • Corporate membership of IPEM.



  • innovation and original published work

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 4BB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

259- 6386758SBH

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