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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2022.

Therapeutic Radiographer

Job Reference: 153-ATR11981-B

Employer:
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy
Location:
Poole, Dorset
Salary:
£25,655.00 - £31,534.00 pa pr

We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.


We are seeking to recruit motivated Band 5 Therapeutic Radiographers to join our friendly, committed team at the University Hospital Dorset Radiotherapy Service situated at Poole Hospital with a satellite centre in Dorset County Hospital.

Our radiotherapy service has a wide range of different modern techniques with a strong commitment to research and focus on both patient care and staff development, including a well-developed competency and preceptorship program to help new staff integrate into the service.

It is a very exciting time as we are currently both implementing our SABR technique,  surface guided radiotherapy and six degree of freedom couches.  The surface guided radiotherapy has been added to our fleet of clinical linacs to be able to aid patient setup, improve accuracy,  gate treatments and achieve  our strategic aim for tattooless radiotherapy delivery.   This is an excellent opportunity for successful candidates to help shape the future of the department as it develops it's service.

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work on Linear accelerators, Orthovoltage, CT, Virtual simulation, brachytherapy and our satellite department at Dorchester.

The service is committed to continuing professional development and all staff have a personal development plan that is reviewed annually. Staff are also actively encouraged to participate in further study and attend events such as study days.

Full time staff currently work their contracted hours over 4 days and are given a rolling day off each week with block rotations between the main and satellite unit.

Applicants must be educated to DCR(T) / BSc Hons or equivalent and be registered with the HCPC

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Relocation expenses package available

Closing date: 31/01/2022

Provisional interview date: week commening 14/02/2022

For further details / informal visits contact:

John Payne - john.payne@uhd.nhs.uk

 




We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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