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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/04/2020.

Team Leader Radiographer

Job Reference: 384-RD-5760

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
384 496000 Radiotherapy Services
Guildford, Surrey
£40,681 to £46,294 pa incl.of HCAS

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with our Maternity services deemed outstanding. We are investing in our colleagues through our new health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

2 Full time permanent Team Leader Radiotherapy Radiographers – Band 7

Are you a Radiographer looking to extend your practice? Are you looking to develop your career and work in a forward thinking and technically advanced department? If this is you, then why not look to become part of our excellent clinical team at St Luke’s Cancer Centre at the Royal Surrey County Hospital?

The centre is based in Guildford with a satellite site at the East Surrey Hospital in Redhill. Guildford give easy access to the beautiful North & South Downs Way, is an hour from the coast and has great transport links to the surrounding counties of Berkshire, Hampshire and Sussex. The city offers cultural diversity, is home to the University of Surrey and it is great place to reside and explore.

St Luke’s Cancer Centre is focused on providing excellent patient pathways and patient-centred care. We strive to continuously evolve to reflect the technical advances within Radiotherapy. We will be one of the first UK departments to have a Varian Adaptive Halcyon (ETHOS) to complement our six Varian TrueBeams and 3 CT Scanners. We use MR imaging in treatment planning and further development of PET/CT is underway. Our Radiographers are encouraged to rotate through all areas of the department facilitating their professional and personal growth.

You will also rotate to our satellite centre based in East Surrey Hospital. This will offer you the opportunity to work in a smaller team and broaden your clinical skills with the chance to follow a patient throughout their treatment pathway. This is an excellent opportunity for CPD which is not always achievable in larger departments and establishments.

You will, no matter what your grade banding, be empowered to learn, grow and progress your career. We offer a variety of CPD opportunities and have strong links with Macmillian giving us access to valuable learning to ensure that our staff are the best that they can be.

We look forward to meeting with should you feel that you would like to become part of our St Luke’s team.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, you can reach us on 01483 571122 Ext 4697 and ask to speak with Lisa-Jane Conway, Operational Manager.

If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links provided to access the full job description/person specification and apply online.

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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