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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2021.

Therapy Radiographer

Job Reference: 317-2021-45-42-DR

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
317 Radiotherapy Treatment NCCC - FH
317 Newcastle Upon Tyne
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Newcastle Hospitals are proud to be one of the exemplar organisations across the NHS on sustainability, with a long history of delivering Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine) and the first healthcare organisation in the world to declare a climate emergency. Our strategy includes commitments to being Net Zero by 2030, for our direct carbon footprint, and Net Zero by 2040 for our footprint plus. Delivering these ambitions will not be possible without the help, support and action of every single member of our team.

The Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) in Newcastle is one of the country’s leading cancer treatment facilities located in 2 purpose built centres one at the Freeman Hospital and a brand new facility at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle , providing radiotherapy services to the population of the North East and Cumbria.

From 01-04-21 the Oncology services in North Cumbria joined with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NUTH) to become one service, delivering oncology out-patient appointments, radiotherapy and chemotherapy as a single NUTH provision.

The radiotherapy department in Newcastle benefits from state of the art equipment which includes 2 Novalis Truebeam STX linacs with stereotactic capability, 5 Varian TrueBeam linacs, and 2 Tomotherapy units.

ThePre-treatmentImaging section comprises 2 Siemens CT scanners with ProSoma virtual simulation and Raystation planning system, and a dedicated MRI scanner. The provision of this MRI scanner in the department has enabled us to be at the forefront of the development of the use of MRI within radiotherapy planning and MRI only planning pathways.

NCCC is committed to delivering a high quality service, maintaining the highest specification equipment and contributing to radiotherapy research and development.

Applications are invited from qualified or soon to be qualified radiographers who have an interest in working in a large, aspirational service. The post-holder will work within the department ensuring the highest quality of technical practice, patient care and ensure workload targets are achieved. The post-holder will be required to work in imaging, scheduling and treatment dependent on departmental needs. The post holder will be required to have a flexible approach to working hours to accommodate service demands.

Opportunities for post-graduate study are encouraged and supported.

Full time 37 Hours 30 minutes/week

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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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