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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/02/2020.

Radiotherapy Practitioner Radiographer (XR05)

Job Reference: 298-ONC-721

Leeds Cancer Centre
298 Therapy Radiography - Bexley Wing
St James University Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Radiotherapy Practitioner Radiographer


Band 5



We are seeking qualified Therapy Radiographers to join our team based in the Radiotherapy Department at St James’s Institute of Oncology. To help us do this we need to recruit highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic staff who are willing to work flexibly to ensure that the service we provide is correctly staffed at all times (Department currently works compressed hours).You will also be required to participate in the Departments on-call rota.


You will be part of a large, friendly and supportive team providing the best care for patients whilst shaping the future of our service.


We are a forward thinking team and we offer full support, training and personal development and will ensure that you are properly supported into your new role through our departmental induction process.


The radiotherapy department in Leeds forms part of one of the largest cancer networks in the UK, offering an efficiently run radiotherapy service to the Yorkshire population.


At the Oncology Wing based at St James University Hospital, our equipment includes: 12 Elekta Linacs all with cone beam imaging capability and Elekta Agility MLC Heads, and three have a hexapod couch. We also have a Gammaknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery unit, HDR Brachytherapy unit, 3 Philips CT Simulators and are currently installing an MRSim. We employ a wide range of techniques including IGRT, IMRT, VMAT, SABR, TSET,TBI and paediatric radiotherapy.


We employ a full range of techniques including IMRT, VMAT, SABR, TSET and paediatric radiotherapy.


Please do not hesitate to contact Martin Duxbury, Pete Enever or Sarah Whittle on 0113 20 67440 for further information. We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.

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