Allied Health Professionals - Qualified Diagnostic Radiographer

  • Department AAA Screening Programme
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/06/2024
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-QDR-288-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 11.5

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified Radiographers already working as a Band 6 in the Radiotherapy Department in Shrewsbury.  Candidates, however must have an in-depth knowledge and a passion for IGRT. The post will involve working clinically on the treatment units, providing support to other Radiographers on IGRT issues when required as well as some managerial responsibilities.     

On-going professional development is actively encouraged.

The department consists of 3 Varian Linear Accelerators; including 2 Truebeams, a Gulmay Unit and a Toshiba wide bore CT scanner with radiographer-led palliative virtual simulation using Eclipse. We have an active Clinical Trials department and participate in most major trials.

We have recently introduced Lung SABR and are planning on expanding this service in the next few months. Further technical developments are planned for introduction in the near future. 

Main duties of the job

  • Be an expert IGRT 
  • Provide advice and training
  • Maintain clinical skills
  • Support Radiographers
  • Some management responsibilities for staff appraisals etc

Working for our organisation

We actively encourage role development and support staff in achieving their personal goals and aspirations. All staff have the opportunity to work flexible hours; full-time posts work 37.5 hours over four long days with a day off. All staff participate in on-call for emergency patients at the weekend.

Time away from work is just as important and Shropshire is a beautiful, mostly rural county where we enjoy a high quality of life. If you would like to become part of our dedicated, caring team we would like to meet you.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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