Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Senior technologist

Band 6

Main area
Radiotherapy Physics
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
Churchill Hospital
£26,565 – £35,577 per annum
14/11/2017 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


Senior Technologist - Radiotherapy Physics
Salary: Band 6 £26,565 – 35,577 pa

We are looking to recruit an experienced technologist to join our Radiotherapy Physics team in Oxford. The role provides a flexible mix of treatment planning, brachytherapy, quality control, research and development. You will be registered with RCT or HCPC.

The Oxford Cancer Centre in the Churchill Hospital has six multi-mode Varian linacs, GE CT scanner, Acuity simulator, Aria and Eclipse TPS. Recent implementations include SRS/SRT with ExacTrac imaging, SABR under CtE, breath-hold, HDR brachytherapy and transmission dosimetry. Planned developments include adaptive radiation therapy based on in-treatment imaging, introduction of new treatment planning algorithms and MIRADA auto contouring software. There are close links with the CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology, and an expanding portfolio of clinical trials.

Closing date for applications: 14th November 2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ralph Roberts, Radiotherapy Physics Operational Manager ralph.roberts@ouh.nhs.uk (tel. 01865 235506)