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Therapeutic Radiographer

Band 5

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Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Poole Hospital
Poole, Dorset
£24,907 - £30,615 pa pr
Salary period
30/11/2020 23:59

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant. 

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

Band 5 Therapy Radiographer.

We are seeking to recruit Band 5 Therapeutic 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

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: 30/11/2020

Provisional interview date: week commencing07/12/2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

John Payne
Additional information

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