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Advanced Practice Review Radiographer

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre is looking to appoint to the post of Band 7 On-Treatment Review Radiographer.

This role needs to be covered full time due to the service needs. It can be split if required with part time roles if suitable applicants are able to cover the whole service of 37.5 hours per week.

We are looking for a dynamic, capable person with a passion for patient care. You will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience of managing your own patient workload.

You must be a qualified Therapy Radiographer, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and have developed significant knowledge in current radiotherapy review principles and practice. Applicants are required to have experience of working in radiotherapy review clinics. Postgraduate qualifications in radiotherapy review are desirable, although these can be supported when in post. If these qualifications are currently not held, the post will be offered at a Band 6 training level, to move to Band 7, when a post graduate review module is achieved.

The North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre Radiotherapy Department has 4 Varian Linear Accelerators (3 Truebeam with Surface Guided systems, 1 Varian IX ), Gulmay Orthovoltage Unit, Canon CT Planning Scanner, Prosoma, and an Eclipse TPS.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

  • Undertake radiotherapy on-treatment review clinics providing expertise in the assessment and management of treatment related toxicities and initiating treatment in line with evidence-based protocols and in liaison with the patient's Clinical Oncologist.
  • Provide information and advice to patient, carers and staff on all aspects of cancer, its treatment and the support services available. To offer particular expertise in the field of radiotherapy treatment and the management of treatment related toxicities in line with department and Trust protocols and National Guidance
  • Ensure a patient centred service is maintained, with close liaison with medical and nursing staff, both within the immediate environment and externally.
  • Provide specialist education and training to other professionals and students involved in patient care.
  • Act as / work towards supplementary and independent prescribing of medicines
  • Be a key part of a large multidisciplinary team and to advise on the care of patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment


About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc or equivalent in radiotherapy
  • Masters study in review/working towards


Desirable

  • Non medical prescribing qualification/ working towards
  • Post graduate qualification in Leadership and Management or equivalent management experience


Knowledge

Essential

  • Extensive knowledge


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience


Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of working in radiotherapy-led on treatment review clinics


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Glan Clwyd Hospital

Sarn Lane

Bodelwyddan

LL18 5UJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-AHP151-0624

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