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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/04/2020.

Radiographer / Clinical Technologist - Nuclear Medicine

Job Reference: 361-MV-2368303

Employer:
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Department:
Nuclear Medicine
Location:
Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood
Salary:
£31,365- £37,890 pa + hca

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust we are proud of the range of services we provide. As a result, we need amazing people to help us deliver these services and provide excellent care to our community.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:

  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

We are looking for an enthusiastic state registered Clinical Technologist or Radiographer to
join the team that provides the clinical nuclear medicine service at Mount Vernon Cancer
Centre.

The successful applicant will join a multi-professional team of Radiographers/Technologists,
Clinical Scientists, Radiologists, Trainee Healthcare Scientists, Nuclear Medicine Assistants
and an Administrator working in the nuclear medicine section of the Medical Physics
department based within the prestigious Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, part of the East and
North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

Nuclear Medicine provides a clinical service comprising diagnostic imaging, in-vitro studies
and radionuclide therapies, including iodine-131 and radium-223 to in-patients and out
patients. A SPECT/CT imaging system is being installed and will be operational later this year. The department operates a licensed Radiopharmacy that provides Radiopharmaceuticals daily to seven other Nuclear Medicine departments across
Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and North West London. In addition the Nuclear Medicine
team provides physics support and radiation protection services to a number of Radiology
departments, Universities and schools.

The successful applicant will participate in all aspects of the Clinical Nuclear Medicine
service and previous experience of Radionuclide therapy or training in Radiopharmacy would
be an advantage. Radiographers must be state registered and Clinical Technologists must be
on the voluntary register of Clinical Technologists.

To be appointed at Band 6, applicants should have a minimum of two years of experience in
Nuclear Medicine. For radiographers and technologists with less than two years of experience who want to pursue a career in Nuclear Medicine and are keen to learn, appointment will be made at Band 5. You will need to have some experience in Nuclear Medicine including intravenous administration of radiopharmaceuticals and imaging. The successful applicant will be encouraged to undertake a Post-Graduate Diploma in Nuclear Medicine and support will be provided for this.

Mount Vernon Hospital is situated in a pleasant residential area on the borders of the Home
Counties and only a short tube ride into central London. The Cancer Centre has close links
with the Paul Strickland Scanner Centre which is situated on the same site.

In addition, you will receive a High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of your basic salary,
subject to a minimum payment of £3,722 and a maximum payment of £4,743 per annum pro rata.

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre is a well-respected, non-surgical cancer centre based in Northwood in Middlesex – providing chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy treatments to over 5,000 patients a year. It is currently run by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (ENHT) and consistently receives positive patient feedback.

We are seeking to maintain and expand the Cancer Centre staff as we move to an exciting new future.

We welcome applications from those who would relish the opportunity to be part of new and developing cancer service, building on the excellent reputation, research and patient experience the Cancer Centre already delivers.

You can find out about the recent review of services and what this means in the attached files section.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Douglas or Sally Morgan 020 3826 2269 / 2263




Committed to our Community

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all job applicants, staff, patients and the wider community.

We are also proud to support our UK armed forces by supporting Reservists, Cadet Instructors, Veterans and military spouses/partners into employment and offering supportive policies that value their contribution to the community and to our Trust.

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We look forward to receiving your application!


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