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Research Radiographer

Job Description

We particularly welcome applications from Welsh Speakers

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email, this will come from the Recruitment email address ( Email address removed )

Velindre NHS Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a large number of applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address with which you registered. Therefore, please ensure you check your email account regularly.

By submitting your application, you are giving your permission to the following:

  • Receiving your conditional appointment letter via email, which will contain personal information, e.g. your name, address, job details, salary scale
  • Some elements of your Electronic Staff Record transferring to other workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within the Organisation
  • Recruitment checking your Professional Registration online, where applicable

The following applies to General Recruitment only (excludes Medical and Dental applicants)

Velindre Cancer Centre is a purpose built hospital, delivering technologically advanced cancer care to the people of South East Wales. We also provide South Wales’ cranial stereotactic service enabling treatment provision for benign cranial indications.

The Radiotherapy Department consists of 2 Siemens CT simulators, 7 Linear Accelerators, Xstrahl Orthovoltage and HDR Microselectron. The linac fleet consists of 3 Varian (1 Trilogy and 2 Truebeam STX’s with ExacTrac IGRT) and 4 Elekta (Synergy) accelerators.
We provide VMAT/IMRT to most of our radical patients, CBCT to all and are continually working to expand our SABR service. Our cranial SRT service utilises 025 MLC’s and ExacTrac IGRT. We provide a clinical service with specialist techniques such as VMAT, SABR, STRT/SRS for benign and malignant brain lesions. We also undertake RPM, IGRT, TBI, and paediatrics techniques amongst others.

VCC aspires to be a leader in the world of Radiotherapy Research and currently enjoys an excellent national reputation and the Radiotherapy Research Team will play a pivotal role in that aspiration. Applications are invited from highly motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic, innovative and forward thinking radiographers wanting to develop their own leadership skills whilst working in a rapidly changing environment. The role will include the development and management of your own trial portfolio and will involve participation in radiotherapy related research and development programs e.g. the SABR program, fiducial markers, ART.

If you feel up to the challenge, and would like to be a part of our future, and the future of radiotherapy, this post is for you.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing Date: 26th October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Helen Maloney Superintendent Radiographer
Tel:  ( Phone number removed )  ext 6737.
or Stephen Slade
 ( Phone number removed )  ext 6428

Velindre NHS Trust operates a childcare voucher scheme.

Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg

All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

In submitting an application form, should you subsequently be appointed to the post applied for, you authorise Velindre NHS Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

‘With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage’

Velindre NHS Trust is signed up to the Mindful Employer ‘Charter For Employers Who Are Positive About Mental Health’ to help support employees.

The MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter is about increasing awareness of mental health, providing support networks and information, and making it easier and acceptable to talk about mental health. The Trust is keen to raise awareness about Mental Health Issues during the recruitment and retention of new and current employees by putting MINDFUL EMPLOYER good practice procedures into place.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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