Allied Health Professionals - Therapeutic Radiographer

  • Department Radiotherapy
  • Salary £27,055.00 – £32,934 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/12/2022
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-TRG-176
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified Radiographers to join our team in Shrewsbury. Applications are welcome from Radiographers already working at Band 5 level but this post would also be suitable for newly qualified Radiographers.

This opportunity is primarily within the treatment areas, however, there may be an opportunity to work in pre-treatment.

We offer a supportive, collaborative working environment and the chance to participate in our Radiographer led initiatives including Review Clinics, Site specific MDTs, virtual simulation and IGRT.

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 rolling day off. All staff participate in on-call for emergency patients at the weekend.

Main duties of the job

  • To carry out all aspects of Radiotherapy treatment in line with the requirements of the Radiotherapy Services Manager.
  • To work alongside other professional groups to develop site specific techniques to improve the quality of care for patients receiving radiotherapy in this department
  • Ensure the needs of the patient are identified and met.

 

Working for your organisation

The department consists of 3 Varian Truebeam Linear Accelerators;  a Gulmay Unit and a Toshiba wide bore CT scanner with radiographer-led palliative virtual simulation using Eclipse.

A new Canon LB exceed CT scanner has just been installed

We are planning to extend the SABR service to include bone and nodes soon.   

We have an active Clinical Trials department and participate in most major trials.

Time away from work is just as important and Shropshire is a beautiful, mostly rural county where we enjoy a high quality of life. 

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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