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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Band 6 Therapeutic Radiographer

Job Reference: 321-SW1-RADIO-TH-B6

Employer:
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy
Location:
Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 additional 5% RRP (reviewed annu

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.


 

 

Please ensure you are HCPC registered as a Therapeutic Radiographer to meet the essential qualification criteria

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic, caring and highly motivated Band 6 Therapeutic Radiographers to work at the Oxford Cancer Centre. In 2021 we will start our equipment refresh programme which will involve installation of a second CT scanner and two Varian Halcyon™ linacs. This will be followed by three TrueBeam™ linacs, all of which will have 4D-CBCT and 6DoF couch, one of which will be SRS capable with HyperArc™ functionality.

Expansion of the existing service is currently underway with a satellite unit being built in Swindon which will be equipped with two Varian TrueBeam™ linacs.

Patients are at the heart of what we do so we are looking for Therapeutic Radiographers who can provide excellent care with compassion and respect. All Radiographers in bands 5 – 7 roles have the opportunity to rotate through pre-treatment and treatment.

We have two Consultant Radiographers and also a number of Advanced Practitioners working in head and neck, paediatrics, TYA, palliative and neuro oncology. Of these, three Radiographers have achieved their independent prescribing qualification. We have two Radiographers working in the Late Phase Research Team and one Research Radiographer in the Early Phase Research Team at the Medical Research Council Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology (University of Oxford). As a department we are proud of our strong culture of learning, education and support. We encourage Radiographers to embark on, and undertake learning opportunities for professional development. A comprehensive induction programme will be provided.

As a department we are proud of our strong culture of learning, education and support. We encourage Radiographers to identify and take up relevant learning opportunities for professional development. A comprehensive induction programme will be provided.

Band 6 salary currently includes a 5% short term non-pensionable recruitment and retention payment (reviewed annually in October)

 

Closing Date-6th December 2020

 

Interview Date-TBC

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAngela BakerJob titleRadiotherapy Operational ManagerEmail addressangela.baker@ouh.nhs.ukTelephone number01865 226417Additional contact information

If you would like more information on the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Elizabeth Lewis, Treatment Lead email: elizabeth.lewis@ouh.nhs.uk tel: 01865 235481 or Sharon Duxbury, Pre-Treatment Lead email sharon.duxbury@ouh.nhs.uk tel 01865 235476




No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.


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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