Senior dosimetrist - radiotherapy physics

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - More jobs by this advertiser

We have a fantastic opportunity for HCPC registered radiographers or RCT registered clinical technologists to develop their experience and expertise in all areas of radiotherapy physics, working as senior dosimetrist.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to contribute to delivery of our stereotactic services, IntraOperative Electron Radiotherapy service (for which we are the first provider in the UK), as well helping to drive forward our IMRT, IGRT and adaptive radiotherapy programme to ensure the best treatment option is available to all patients.  We are equipped with 6 linacs and 2 dedicated planning CTs.

We have recently gone clinical with our second Elekta Versa HD with Exactrac imaging system and have commenced the replacement of machine number 3 of a rolling replacement programme of all of our existing linacs. Planning is supported by Pinnacle treatment planning system. 

We provide a comprehensive Brachytherapy service including MR guided interstitial HDR treatments for gynaecological malignancies, HDR and seed treatments for prostate malignancies. 

We have a comprehensive clinical trials portfolio and research projects ongoing in areas of imaging and dosimetry.

Work would include complex treatment planning/checking, mould room support and quality control.  Individuals will be encouraged to develop site specific interest/expertise and to contribute to service development, teaching and training.

The department has a diverse, friendly workforce which actively engages in CPD such as monthly Journal Club and Departmental Seminars to share learning.

Appointment at a lower grade would be considered for less experienced applicants.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.

Closing date for applications will be Wednesday 27 February.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return.  To find out more please visit our website:

http://www.uhs.nhs.uk/WorkingHere/Typesofjob/Nurses/Returntonursing.aspx

http://www.discoversouthampton.co.uk/   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy

https://www.uhs-vle.co.uk/   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS

http://www.youtube.com/user/SouthamptonHospitals   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes.  This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited.  UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible.   UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:

http://www.uhs.nhs.uk/relocating-to-southampton

The Trust is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.



University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust


Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789
Web: http://careers.uhs.nhs.uk/

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23 February 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £ 28,050 - £ 36,644 pa GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Allied Health
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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