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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2020.

Therapeutic Radiographer

Job Reference: 192-CD-20-1128

Employer:
Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust was rated good by the Care Quality Commission in its recent inspection report published in January 2020.

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for patients and communities, through its five-year strategy ‘Working Together’. In support of its strategy, in July 2020, the Trust became a university hospital, and will work to drive benefits for patients, colleagues and the local community by embedding research, education and training across the organisation.

The Trust’s main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, which started life more than a century ago as a military hospital. Today it is one of the largest, modern hospitals on the south coast, with 1,200 beds housed in light, bright, infection resistant, en-suite wards. With a turnover of close to £600m, the Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. Some tertiary services are provided to a wider catchment in excess of two million people. The Trust employs over 7,300 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds. We recognise the value that a diverse workforce has in initiating fresh ideas and the contribution to delivering excellence for our patients, their families and carers.


Therapeutic Radiographer

The radiotherapy team at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust are motivated, enthusiastic and forward thinking in their approach to improving the quality of treatments for patients through innovation and research. We actively participate in clinical trials and use these to bring advanced techniques, such as adaptive radiotherapy, into routine clinical use.

We have just completed our linac replacement programme, with 4 Truebeams now being clinical. In addition to standard functionality, these linacs also have 6 DoF couches, visual couching devices and iCBCT functionality.

We also have brachytherapy and orthovoltage treatment units and pre-treatment facilities which include a wide bore CT scanner and Prosoma virtal simulation software.

ARIA V15.5 patient management system links all aspects of the patient pathway together.We are also working towards a paper light environment.

Therapeutic Radiographers-Radiotherapy

Band 5 , £24,907-£30,615 Full time

Do you aspire to be the best radiographer that you can be? Do you put the patient at the centre of everything you do? If so, then you’ll fit right in and we’d love to hear from you!

We are looking for outstanding candidates to join our team, who have a passion to succeed and deliver first class care to our patients.You will have the opportunity to rotate through all areas of the department. You will build on your undergraduate training via a preceptorship programme that will support you through the first 12 months of your career.

All candidates must have a BSc (Hons) in Therapuetic Radiography (or equivalent) and have current HCPC registration to practice as a Therapeutic Radiographer. The department works shifts to provide sufficient capacity to treat patients in a timely manner, therefore candidates are expected to be able to work flexibly, including Bank Holidays. Participation in on-call is mandatory.

An active CPD programme is in place for all staff via monthly education sessions.

If you would like further information about this post or would like to arrange an informal visit,please contact Claire Linden , Acting Operational Lead for Radiotherapy on 02392286000 Ext 4459 or email Claire.linden@porthosp.nhs.uk


Closing date: 24/11/2020




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