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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2021.

Therapeutic Radiographer

Job Reference: 438-RC4839

Employer:
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy Unit
Location:
Royal Preston Hospital
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

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If you are a registered Therapeutic Radiographer looking to further your skills and knowledge in a forward thinking and technically advanced team, why not come and join us?

We are looking to recruit a committed, patient focused Therapeutic Radiographer to join our friendly team here at the Rosemere Cancer Centre. Our department at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS FT is a busy centre providing ISO9001:2015 certificated external beam radiotherapy services for Lancashire and South Cumbria. We are part of a Radiotherapy Operational Delivery Network collaborating with the Christie NHS FT and The Clatterbridge Centre NHS FT to provide high quality radiotherapy across the North West of England.

We have seven matched Elekta linear accelerators all with cone beam imaging capability, two Phillips BORE CT scanners and an Xstrahl Superficial Unit networked by a MOSAIQ patient management system. We employ a wide range of techniques including IGRT, IMRT and VMAT. Radiographer-led daily IGRT is routine for complex and innovative radiotherapy delivery procedures. We are a commissioned provider of Intracranial SRS/T and SABR.

You will rotate through pre-treatment and treatment delivery allowing you to practice in all aspects of external beam radiotherapy localisation, planning, data prep, treatment delivery and imaging. New graduates are supported by a well-established Preceptorship programme and lifelong learning is central to both Departmental and Trust values. The Radiotherapy department has successfully integrated role extension into its culture and has implemented Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Consultant Practitioner roles in Therapeutic Radiography. Additional to this there is a strong research ethic with opportunities for active involvement with research at all levels.

You will work flexibly to deliver an excellent service in all Radiotherapy work areas, ensuring efficient throughput of workload and delivery of high standards of technical and patient care whist acting as a role model and patient advocate.

Preston has excellent road and rail links, being in easy reach of the M6 / M61 / M55 motorways and is a key station on the West Coast mainline between London Euston and Glasgow / Edinburgh.

Interested? Do call to discuss / arrange a visit – we’d love to meet you!

Interview Date: 11th February 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLinda O'SheaJob titlePrincipal RadiographerEmail addresslinda.o'shea@lthtr.nhs.ukTelephone number01772 522731




If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £30.20 and Enhanced DBS check £48.20. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

Please note if you are successful in obtaining a position that requires a DBS check but later withdrawn your application you maybe required to reimburse Lancashire Teaching Hospitals the cost of the DBS.

Please note if you are applying for a volunteer position then the DBS check is free of charge.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible

If you are applying for a secondment role please ensure you have agreement from your current line manager prior to attending an interview. Also please ensure you have read the LTHTR Secondment Policy. A copy of this can be found on the intranet or by contacting askworkforce@lthtr.nhs.uk.

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Recruitment Team.

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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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