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Therapy Radiographer - Band 6

Main area
Radiotherapy
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-LH-AHP-1360005
Site
University Hospitals, Coventry
Town
Coventry
Salary
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
Closing
19/11/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Applications are invited from experienced enthusiastic and highly motivated therapy radiographers who would like to develop their knowledge, care and skills in a forward thinking and technically advancing department. As a band 6 radiographer you will be expected to  make and implement clinical decisions to support patient care and to supervise more junior staff .

In line with Trust values, we take pride in providing our patients with the best outcomes of care and an excellent experience whilst in our hospital. By ensuring a skilled and motivated staff group, we aim to best meet patients’ needs and ensure excellent productivity.

The Arden Cancer Centre provides full Oncology services of radiotherapy, chemotherapy and outpatients department and strategic partnership with Worcestershire Oncology Service. The radiotherapy service has 5 matched Elekta Agility Linacs  providing IMRT/IGRT capability, supported with Mosaiq Oncology management system.

This is a rotational post, covering CT scanners, pre treatment workflows as well as treatment delivery. As a good all rounder, you will be working as part of a friendly and well organised group.

Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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

Linda Farthing

Radiation Therapy Manager.  linda.farthing@uhcw.nhs.uk

or

Mary O'Looney

Clinical Superintendent.  Mary.o'looney@uhcw.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
02476967665