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Clinical Technologist or Radiographer (Band 6)

Job Description

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

We are looking for an experienced Radiographer or Clinical Technologist to join our multidisciplinary team providing a comprehensive Nuclear Medicine service to the people of Newcastle and Northumberland. The post will be based at the Royal Victoria Infirmary where you will have daily patient contact delivering high quality services encompassing imaging, non-imaging and therapeutic techniques.
The role of a Radiographer / Clinical Technologist is challenging, wide ranging and rewarding. You will manufacture radioactive pharmaceuticals and administer them to patients. You will explain the procedure to the patient, put them at ease and carry out complex clinical investigations. You will work in a team alongside other Healthcare Professionals including Scientists, Nurses, Clerical Staff and Doctors to provide the very best patient care in our busy department.
For appointment at Band 6 candidates should hold a degree in Radiography, Clinical Technology, Clinical Physiology or another science based subject and have at least 2 years’ of appropriate clinical experience.
Strong candidates with a suitable degree but without the experience, who are keen to undergo training, will be considered for initial appointment at Band 6 Annex U.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss the post informally with Kim Howe, Senior Technologist, telephone  ( Phone number removed )  or Peter Jackson, Chief Clinical Technologist, telephone  ( Phone number removed ) .

Interview Date: 22 November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Kim Howe  ( Phone number removed ) 
( Email address removed )

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