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Therapeutic Radiographer - SWINDON SATELLITE CENTRE

Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Downs Way
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year This post attracts a 5% RRP (reviewed annually in October)
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, caring, highly motivated & experienced Therapeutic Radiographers to join our friendly & welcoming team at theOUH Radiotherapy Centre @Swindon, a satellite of the Oxford Cancer Centre.

Our purpose-built satellite unit in Swindon opened in October 2022 , housing 2 Varian TrueBeam linacs with 6DoF couches and a GoSim Radiotherapy CT scanner. The satellite is an extension of the radiotherapy service at the Oxford Cancer Centre & networked by Aria. It has its own, clinic rooms, planning suite, & MacMillan patient information area. It is located on the Great Western Hospital site which is located close to J15 of the M4.

Patients are at the heart of what we do, and we will deliver a range of techniques including IMRT, VMAT, DIBH, IGRT & SABR. All grades are expected and encouraged to participate in these treatment & verification techniques.

We are proud of our strong culture of learning, education, and support and we offer a comprehensive induction programme. Our Practice Educator team can assist with professional development opportunities, & we strongly encourage all Radiographers to get involved in project, audit, & research work. There is access to CPD funding for both academic modules and conferences. We have 3 Radiographers in research posts & an expanding Consultant and Advanced Practitioner Radiographer team working in a variety of specialties.

Visits can be arranged. Please contact Joanne Wattsjoanne.watts@ouh.nhs.uk/01865 220684

Main duties of the job

Work as a member of the team of Radiographers covering all sections of the department including mould room, CT scanning, virtual simulation and contouring, delivery of a wide range of both simple and complex treatment and IGRT techniques

Support the team leader in the day-to-day management of their assigned pre-treatment or treatment work area, assisting in the organisation and management of the clinical workload.

Liaising with the multidisciplinary team.

Assist with the day-to-day organisation of a treatment unit to ensure an efficient service is delivered and workload targets are achieved.

Supervise, support & teach junior members of staff and students.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Interview

Essential

  • will be done by paper


Desirable

  • will be done by paper


Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

OUH Radiotherapy Centre @ Swindon

Great Western Hospital site

Downs Way

SN36BW

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