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Therapeutic Radiographer

Employer
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to employ a Therapeutic Radiographer to be part of the team of radiotherapists on the treatment units!

Previous experience within image evaluation and knowledge of IGRT techniques would be an advantage. Students qualifying this year are welcome to apply.

The post will be linked to a professional development package which will assist the post holder to progress through a career pathway.

You will be expected to undertake imaging assessment for all sites using both MV,kV and Cone Beam CT imaging modalities.

We actively support training opportunities at an in-house and external levels.

All posts are linked to a competency package which enables radiotherapists to progress through a career pathway.

Main duties of the job

To act as part of a team in the treatment process ensuring the highest professional and technical standards are set and maintained.

To provide a patient focused service within the team

To undertake radiotherapeutic procedures efficiently and to treat patients with ionising radiation in accordance with prescribed protocols, radiation control measures and medico-legal requirements.

To plan and organise daily work and some complex activities or programmes for an area of practice, some of which may be ongoing.

To be aware and report any variances in the performance of equipment by the normal reporting system.

When necessary to cover emergency duties in accordance with the Department Policy.

To attend Departmental meetings.

To identify and report any possible risks.

This post may require the post-holder to travel across the Trust sites in the course of fulfillment of their duties

About us

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 760,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.

The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.

We employ more than 7,000 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.

Would you like to work flexibly?In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children).

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Radiotherapy or equivalent
  • Registered with HPC
  • Operator under IRMER regulations


Desirable

  • Further education or short courses


Experience

Essential

  • To have worked in a clinical environment


Desirable

  • Have worked within a multi-disciplinary team


Skills

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to teach and train


Desirable

  • Analytical and Decision-making skills
  • Planning and Organisational Skills


Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Address

Maidstone Hospital - Radiotherapy

Hermitage Lane

Maidstone

ME16 9QQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

359-6149388-T1-A

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