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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/10/2020.

Principal Clinical Scientist (Diagnostic Radiology and Radiation Prot

Job Reference: 130-HS036-0920

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering
Singleton Hospital, Swansea
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and well-motivated Clinical Scientist, with significant experience in diagnostic radiology physics and radiation protection, to make a major contribution to our friendly and expanding Radiation Physics Service.

The Service provides scientific support and expert advice in diagnostic radiology physics, radiation protection, radioactive waste management, and radiation emergency planning to Swansea Bay University Health Board and a number of other establishments throughout South-West Wales.

The Service is part of a large, modern and well-integrated Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering which has strong links with the adjacent Swansea University and offers accredited training for Clinical Scientists and Practitioners.

You will be based at Singleton Hospital in Swansea which overlooks Swansea Bay and is close to the fishing village of Mumbles. Swansea is a great place to live, work and rest and situated on the Gower peninsula offers incredible views, unrivalled walking routes and some of the UKs best beaches.

You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in all elements of medical physics expert duties in diagnostic radiology, taking a lead role for interventional radiology and cardiology. You will provide a leading role in the day-to-day management of a number of scheduled services and contribute to high quality postgraduate teaching and specialist training programmes. You will also be encouraged to work towards RPA certification.

The successful applicant will be an HCPC-registered Clinical Scientist and either recognised as a medical physics expert in diagnostic radiology by having their name on the RPA2000 list of MPEs, or close to applying to be on the list.

Due to the nature of the Section’s service delivery a willingness to travel between sites in a timely manner is essential and a department car is available.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Simon EvansHead of Radiation Physics

01792 285840



Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

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.

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

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