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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2020.

Therapy Radiographer

Job Reference: 428-ATR11150

Employer:
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Radiotherapy
Location:
Poole, Dorset
Salary:
£24,214.00 - £30,112.00 pa pr


Where are you heading?

Poole Hospital offers all you need to start or develop your career

Come and join us at Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Not only is it a great place to work; it's also a wonderful place to live. The town has great transport links, a bustling quay and some of the best beaches in England. You’ll also have easy access to the Dorset countryside, renowned for its areas of outstanding natural beauty and the spectacular Jurassic Coast, ideal for sports and outdoor activities.

Poole Hospital is one of the largest employers in the region and highly regarded across the NHS, consistently featuring within the top twenty per cent in both national patient and staff satisfaction surveys. We pride ourselves on positive team work, professional development and support staff to reach their fullest potential. All of this is underpinned by our unique philosophy, The Poole Approach, which pledges that we will strive at all times to provide friendly, professional, person-centred care with dignity and respect for all.

This is an exciting time for our staff, following a recent review of healthcare services in Dorset which will see major changes to the way healthcare is provided in our region. As one of the two acute NHS providers in the east of the county, our services will be closely linked to those provided at the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We’re working in close collaboration to deliver excellent emergency and planned care over the two sites, for the people of east Dorset.

It is anticipated that the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will merge in the summer of 2020 to form East Dorset Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It is a condition of employment that all staff being recruited in the period before merger will work across all sites pre and post-merger.


Band 5 Therapy Radiographer.

We are seeking to recruit Band 5 Therapy Radiographers to join our friendly, committed team at Poole Hospital radiotherapy department, where we pride ourselves on our high standards to ensure a high quality experience to our patients, their carers and our staff.

Situated at Poole Hospital with a satellite centre in Dorset County Hospital, the radiotherapy department has a range of different modern techniques with a strong commitment to research and improvement. The department is a single vendor department and is currently updating its fleet of Linacs to Varian True Beams. This is an excellent opportunity for successful candidates to help shape the future of the department as it develops it's service. Candidates will be required to work at both sites.

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to be part of our professional and friendly team, working on the treatment units, in CT planning, 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.

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

Due to the interview process applicants will be asked to attend the interview in person and therefore we are unable to accommodate phone or Skype interviews

A recruitment and retention scheme is available for the successful candidates

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.

Closing date: 20/02/2020

Provisional interview date: week commencing 02/03/2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

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

 




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