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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/07/2022.

Apprenticeship in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Job Reference: 427-M20220561

Employer:
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Medical Physics Trainees
Location:
Bath
Salary:
£10,500 1st year, minimum wage 2nd & 3rd year

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.


Nuclear Medicine Clinical Technologist Apprenticeship

£10,500 1st year, minimum wage 2nd & 3rd year

Do you have an interest in the application of science and technology in healthcare? Do you possess good interpersonal and analytical skills? Would you like to pursue a well paid career with good prospects helping patients on a daily basis? Want to earn a salary while you train? If so, this could be the position for you! We're pleased to announce this rare and exciting opportunity to join our friendly, dedicated Nuclear Medicine team (part of the Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering) as an apprentice Clinical Technologist.

We are a regional centre of excellence for Nuclear Medicine - our department is well equipped with state of the art technology including our own PET-CT Scanner as well as two SPECT/CT gamma cameras and in-vitro counting facilities. The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of the service throughout their apprenticeship with ample opportunity for research and development project work.

Applicants should be numerate, computer literate and possess at least two good A-Levels (Grade C or above), one of which should be in a scientific subject. As part of the apprenticeship, you will undertake a professionally accredited BSc (Hons) Degree qualification in Healthcare Science (Medical Physics Technology) and upon successful completion of the apprenticeship be eligible for entry on the professional register for clinical technologists (RCT). There may be an opportunity to join the department permanently at the end of your training but please note that your new found skills as a nuclear medicine clinical technologist will be in high demand as there is a national shortage of trained staff! This post will be commencing September 2022.

For more information please contact Kathy Hopes, Chief Technologist, ext:1674 (k.hopes@nhs.net) or Martyn Evans, Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering, ext: 4087 (martynevans@nhs.net).




Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. It is the aim of the Trust to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Applications from job seekers needing Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all applications, where roles are eligible for sponsorship. please visit UK Visa & Immigration website.

Skilled worker applicants, applying for entry to the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived continuously/ cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18) are also subject to this requirement. For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas web site.

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If offered a position, your information will be transferred into the national NHS ESR database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

Notifications & Communication
All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.

References
If offered a position, we will request references by email covering the last 3 years of work or study, including current/most recent line manager. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form.

Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.

Please note, unless specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust does not pay interview expenses.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.



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