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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/02/2022.

Therapeutic Radiographer Team Leader

Job Reference: 321-SWF-3825886-B7

Employer:
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy
Location:
Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 plus 5% RRP reviewed annually

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic, caring and highly motivated Therapeutic Radiographers to work at the Oxford Cancer Centre for 14 months fixed term. We have recently commenced our equipment refresh programme; one Varian Halcyon is already installed with the second being installed early 2022. The rest of equipment refresh involves 2 Siemens GoSim Radiotherapy CT scanners with auto-contouring software and 3 Varian TrueBeams, 2 of which will have HyperArc capability.

Expansion of the service is also underway with a new Satellite Unit nearing completion which will house 2 Varian TruBeams Linacs and a Siemens GoSim Radiotherapy CT scanners Swindon - due to open in Spring 2022.

Patients are at the heart of what we do so we are looking for Therapeutic Radiographers who can provide excellent care with compassion and respect. All Radiographers in bands 5 – 7 roles have the opportunity to rotate through pre-treatment and treatment.

We deliver a range of complex treatments including SABR & SRS.

We have several Consultant, Advanced Practitioner and Specialist Radiographers working in head and neck, TYA, palliative planning, review, lower GI, technical development, research, brachytherapy, SRS, gynae and neuro; some of whom are independent prescribers.

As a department we are proud of our strong culture of learning, education and support. We encourage Radiographers to identify and take up relevant learning opportunities for professional development. A comprehensive induction programme will be provided.

Band 7 salary currently includes a 5% short term non-pensionable recruitment and retention payment (reviewed annually in October)

If you would like more information on the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Elizabeth Lewis, Treatment Lead Radiographer Email: elizabeth.lewis@ouh.nhs.uk Tel: 01865 235481 or Louise Drummond, Radiotherapy Operational Manager Email: louise.drummond@ouh.nhs.uk Tel: 01865 226417

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Louise Drummond

Radiotherapy Operational Manager

louise.drummond@ouh.nhs.uk

01865 226417

If you would like more information on the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Louise Drummond, Radiotherapy Operational Manager email:louise.drummond@ouh.nhs.uk tel:01865226417




PLEASE NOTE: There has been a national announcement that COVID-19 vaccinations will be mandatory for all patient-facing staff from 1 April 2022. This role could be affected by this, we therefore urge all applicants to consider this before applying. Patient-facing staff who have not had both vaccinations by 1 April 2022 will not be able to continue in their role.

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.


Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. Please note that if you have previously worked for the Trust we will require a reference from your Hiring Manager. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust). The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.


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.


UK Registration

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



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