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Trainee Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job Reference: 358-3331191-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Medical Physics
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

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Band 5 Trainee Radiographer / Technologist in Nuclear Medicine

An exciting opportunity has become available at the University Hospitals Leicester. We are looking for an individual with a Physical sciences or related degree, to join our busy and friendly Nuclear Medicine team. The successful candidate will follow a 2 year structured training programme. The program is endorsed by the institute of Physics in Engineering and Medicine (IPEM).

This is a full time post for 37.5 hours a week, workinga 7.5 h shift between 8 am – 7 pm in general Nuclear Medicine or 6:30 am – to 2:30 pm for staff rotating into Radio-pharmacy, Monday to Friday.

The Nuclear Medicine section works across two sites; the Leicester Royal Infirmary and the Glenfield Hospital, with staff rotating between sites as the service requires.

The service has 4 gamma cameras across the sites, two with hybrid CT and one solid state camera, and covers a wide range of diagnostic imaging tests. The section also has a gamma counter for GFR measurement. The Leicester Royal Infirmary is a large Oncology centre, and the department delivers a range of molecular Radiotherapy treatments, including Ra-223 Xofigo, Lu-177 oxodotreotide and I-131 for ablation and overactive thyroid. There is an onsite Radiopharmacy at Leicester Royal Infirmary. The Glenfield Hospital is a specialist cardiac centre, and cardiac stress tests and imaging are performed exclusively on the solid state camera there. The successful applicant will carry out a wide range of duties appropriate to grade.

It is essential the successful candidate enjoy working with people, have excellent communication skills, enjoy being part of a busy team and are hard-working, adaptable and flexible, with a strong patient focus. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain registration through CPD, attend conferences / training as appropriate and present work where applicable.

For further details / informal visits contact:


Ravinder Mahandru

Job title

Nuclear Medicine Manager

Email address

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRavinder MahandruJob titleNuclear Medicine ManagerEmail addressravinder.mahandru@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number15629

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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