Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Band 7 QA and Team Lead Therapeutic Radiographer

Band 7

Main area
Radiotherapy
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
321-HB-315-B
Site
Churchill Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£31,383 to £41,373 pa
Closing
21/08/2017 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


 

The Oxford Cancer Centre offers an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, using and developing the latest techniques and technologies. We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated Therapeutic Radiographers to join the friendly radiotherapy team. This post is split 50:50 between QA and the treatment floor. In the QA role you will work alongside another part-time, very experienced QA Manager and this is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in this important aspect of the department’s work to gain experience and skills in this area whilst maintaining patient contact.
We are one of only a small number of SABR and SRS centres commissioned by NHS England. IMRT, IGRT, DIBH and portal dosimetry are well established routine practices within the department. We also offer paediatric and TBI services, Our Centre has 6 Varian multi-mode Linear Accelerators, with CBCT and RapidArc capability plus one linac with BrainLab ExacTrac. The pre-treatment section comprises of a GE CT scanner, virtual simulation, 3D & 4D planning, Acuity simulator and Varian Eclipse treatment planning systems, all networked by ARIA. There is on site access to PET-CT and MRI. Expansion of the service is currently underway with a new satellite unit being built in Swindon.
Our department works collaboratively with Cancer Research UK and Medical Research Council Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology (University of Oxford); the primary goal of which is making cancer treatments less invasive and more directed to the characteristics of the patient's own tumour.
We have 2 Consultant Radiographers and also a number of Advanced Practitioners working in head and neck, paediatrics, palliative planning and SRS. As a department we are proud of our strong culture of learning, education and support. We encourage Radiographers to embark on, and undertake learning opportunities.

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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

Carol Scott, Radiotherapy Service Manager email: Carol.scott@ouh.nhs.uk tel: 01865 235483 or Elizabeth Lewis, Treatment Lead email Elizabeth.lewis@ouh.nhs.uk tel 01865 235481

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01865227002