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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/04/2021.

Band 8a Lead Dosimetrist in Treatment Planning

Job Reference: 290-BS-005

Employer:
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Lead Dosimetrist Intreatment
Location:
Charing Cross Hospital, London
Salary:
£52,643 - £58,558 Pa Inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.


Are you an experienced treatment planner/dosimetrist either working in a leadership role currently or looking to move into a leadership role? Are you creative thinker with excellent people skills with the ability to engage and support others in their professional development? If so we would really welcome your application to join our radiotherapy treatment planning team at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dynamic individual who is willing to help us continually develop our practice and move the service forward through research and quality improvement.
If you are someone who can bring fresh ideas and a passion for team working then we would love to hear from you.
This is an exciting time to join our team as this year we are completing the roll out of Raystation as our principal TPS and you will play a pivotal role in supporting the team during this project. The service has just started lung SABR, with other SABR sites to be implemented in the next twelve months. This year we will complete the full implementation of the Raystation treatment planning system and you will play a pivotal role in supporting the development of the team during this project.
We are supporting the service to develop new systems of work and foster collaborative working with a strong focus on integrated governance. Operating mainly from our Charing Cross site our equipment portfolio includes four TrueBeam Linacs, a Philips Brilliance CT scanner and an Xstrahl unit; our Elekta Flexitron Brachytherapy unit is based at Hammersmith Hospital in a dedicated brachytherapy suite. Two of the TrueBeam have the ExacTrac system and 6DoF couches. The department is commissioned by NHS England to deliver stereotactic cranial radiotherapy (SRS), which is delivered on the TrueBeam STx and planned using the Brainlab Elements TPS. Most of our processes are now paperless. You will participate in the roll out of projects being undertaken by the department.

We actively support professional development and encourage dosimetrist led research and QI projects. We support leadership development with excellent leadership development programmes delivered by the trust and were the first London radiotherapy service to adopt all of it clinical and physics workforce as Macmillan professionals. We also support flexible working arrangements with many of our team already working 4 day weeks or 9 day fortnights. All applicants would be expected to be able to support the working hours of the service and work across sites

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name :Claire Hardiman

Email address: claire.hardiman@nhs.net

Telephone number: 07823 445580




At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!

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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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