Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2020.

Therapeutic Radiographer

Job Reference: 153-428-ATR11150-D

Employer:
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy
Location:
Poole, Dorset
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa pr

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk, run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London.

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.


Band 5 Therapy Radiographer.

We are seeking to recruit Band 5 Therapeutic Radiographers to join our friendly, committed team at Poole Hospital radiotherapy department, where we pride ourselves on our high standards to ensure a high quality experience to our patients, their carers and our staff.

Situated at Poole Hospital with a satellite centre in Dorset County Hospital, the radiotherapy department has a range of different modern techniques with a strong commitment to research and improvement. The department is a single vendor department and is currently updating its fleet of Linacs to Varian True Beams. This is an excellent opportunity for successful candidates to help shape the future of the department as it develops it's service. Candidates will be required to work at both sites.

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to be part of our professional and friendly team, working on the treatment units, in CT planning, brachytherapy and our satellite department at Dorchester.

The service is committed to continuing professional development and all staff have a personal development plan that is reviewed annually. Staff are also actively encouraged to participate in further study.

Full time staff currently work their contracted hours over 4 days and are given a rolling day off each week with block rotations between the main and satellite unit.

Applicants must be educated to DCR(T) / BSc Hons or equivalent and be registered with the HCPC

A recruitment and retention scheme is available for the successful candidates

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing date: 30/11/2020

Provisional interview date: week commencing 07/12/2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

John Payne - john.payne@uhd.nhs.uk

 




Please note that this advert may be removed before the end date if sufficient applications are received.

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. We seek to establish a workforce as diverse as the population we serve.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

  • To show us you are right for this job please relate your application to the criteria for the post as detailed in the job description and person specification shown in the right hand column.
  • You will find out if you have been shortlisted by checking your email (including junk and spam mail) and NHS jobs account regularly.
  • If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful this time.
  • If you join us and need a DBS check we will deduct from your salary all or some of the cost
  • Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13.00 p.a. but you need to sign up for this asap via their website.
  • If you come with no previous NHS experience, it is usual to appoint to the minimum of the band.
  • You will be joining a newly merged Trust and some Policies and local Terms and Conditions that apply to you will be confirmed in the coming months.
  • In completing this application you are giving us permission to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to work with us.
  • Previous NHS service will be verified with the relevant employers (if relevant).
  • Travel expenses are not always payable so please check with HR before you travel.
  • Appointment to the post is subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period.

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.



SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo