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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/09/2020.

Clinical Scientist – Nuclear Medicine

Job Reference: 358-2131764-CSI-B

University Hospitals of Leicester
Nuclear Medicine
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest Trusts in the country and, due to service expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Nuclear Medicine physicist to join our multidisciplinary Nuclear Medicine team at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The service covers activities across the three Leicester Hospital sites: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital and Leicester General sites, and also provide support to the onsite Alliance Medical PET-CT centre.

The Nuclear Medicine service has 4 gamma cameras (two with SPECT/CT capability, one solid state cardiac camera and one general purpose camera due for replacement) and provides MPE support for the Alliance run PET-CT centre. The department also operates a non-imaging service, an on-site radiopharmacy and an expanding molecular radiotherapy service.

We support research and development within the Trust, have links with local Universities and are an accredited training centre. Candidates must be a qualified Clinical Scientist and registered with the HCPC. Applicants working towards HCPC registration will be considered and initially appointed on annex U of band 6 until registration is achieved.

Leicester is a vibrant, multicultural city with good transport links and is within easy reach of the Peak District countryside and London by train.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lisa Rowley - - 0116 258 6331

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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