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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/01/2022.

Band 6 Senior Clinical Technologist

Job Reference: 304-1062490YA

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Imaging
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£32,306 - 39,027 PA

Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Operating across multiple sites, including Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic, our commitment to our 22,000 staff is to create the best place for them to work, which is why we are dedicated to:

  • Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;
  • Being a Stonewall Diversity Champion, aiming to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ staff and patients;
  • Being a disability confident employer and in line with the disability confident scheme guarantee an interview for all disabled applicants where they meet the essential criteria;
  • Making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process for those with a physical or hidden disabilities, including those who are neuro-diverse;

  • Working with marginalised groups, such as those from BAME backgrounds, to increase representation, facilitate positive action and promote anti-racist practice throughout the Trust;

  • Offering our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, access to mentors and peer support groups to support their personal and career development objectives.

We are a leading provider of healthcare with an regional, national and international reputation providing cutting edge healthcare.

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Band 6 – Senior Clinical Technologist

We are looking to recruit an experienced Dosimetrist (Clinical Technologist or Therapeutic Radiographer), with particular skills and interest in Treatment Planning and Mould room duties. The post holder will participate largely in these areas but experience in Brachytherapy or Linac QA and Dosimetry would be beneficial.

The Radiotherapy Physics Service has ~48 scientific and technical staff working to treat approximately 4500 patients per year on 6 linear accelerators, 2 TomoTherapy HD units, and a CyberKnife unit. The department has 2 wide-bore CT scanners, a dedicated HDR suite, and RayStation, TomoTherapy and CK planning systems.

The post holder will participate primarily within the Treatment Planning and Mould Room sections of the radiotherapy department, and should have extensive experience in 3DCRT and IMRT planning techniques. UHB currently delivers IMRT to 80% of radical patients. 4DCT and SABR techniques are in routine use for all current clinical indications, and a well developed adaptive planning service is in place. Participation in these services, clinical trials and in technical developments across the department would be expected.

Due to the nature of the role the post holder will be expected to work flexibly as the service requires, including participation in an on-call weekend rota for emergency patients. Applications from less experienced candidates would be considered for appointment at a lower band.

For further information on the above position please contact Matthew Brennan, or David Stange on +44 (0)121351 5051 (Matthew.Brennan@uhb.nhs.uk) or (David.Stange@uhb.nhs.uk)

Closing Date: - 27/01/2022

Assessment Date: 14/02/2022

Interview Date: TBC




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We do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at birminghamandsolihullcovidvaccine.nhs.uk where you can also find out more about how to access vaccination.

Please note that staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.


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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