Main areaRadiotherapyGradeBand 5ContractPermanentHoursFull time: 37.5Job ref379-2513448-JUL20
EmployerBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS TrustEmployer typeNHSSiteRoyal Sussex County HospitalTownBrightonSalary£24,907 - £30,615 per annumSalary periodYearlyClosing09\/08\/2020 23:59
About our Trust
Our Trust is rated as 'Outstanding for Caring' by the CQC - fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.
We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work\/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.
Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.
In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.
For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.
About this vacancy
We are looking for Qualified Radiographers with Current HCPC registration to join our friendly and supportive team; the successful candidate will rotate through all aspects of treatment and pre-treatment CT, Virtual simulation and calculations.
The Sussex Cancer Centre is due to undergo a period of expansion of its radiotherapy services. This exciting development will include opening a number of linked units as part of our strategy to deliver radiotherapy services across Sussex. These centres will have a mixed portfolio of machines, including two Accuray Tomotherapy units at the Preston Park Radiotherapy Centre here in Brighton.
The Royal Sussex County Hospital site currently ha Elekta Precise Linacs which have VMAT capability, Elekta Synergy with XVI, Mosaiq oncology management systems, Prosoma, Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT, and HDR Brachy Therapy unit.
The Preston Park site has 2 high spec Accuray TomoTherapy treatment units.
The radiotherapy service is registered to ISO 9001:2015 and we are developing our reputation as a centre of excellence in treatment and Radiotherapy Research Trials. The Centre is committed to patient involvement and service improvement. We are also keen to provide training
Interviewer information pack opportunities for all staff.
We can offer successful applicants the following benefits:
Recruitment and retention package for therapy radiographers (currently under review).
Excellent induction programme.
Preceptorship for all newly qualified staff and mentoring for other grades.
Supported role development and CPD.
Close association with Brighton and Sussex Medical School and Sussex Universities.
Reduced membership fees at local sporting facilities and other staff discounts in Sussex.
A work environment which is within walking distance of the sea and close to the centre of a vibrant, diverse and cosmopolitan city.
General information for applicants
As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.
Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU\/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Tier 2.
Please apply as early as you're able for this role. In the event of exceptional interest we may close adverts earlier than specified.
For help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services on 01444 44 8692 \/44 8616 or Email:email@example.com
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