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Therapeutic Radiographer Apprentice

Band 3

Main area
Radiotherapy
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (To be confirmed with academic requirements)
Job ref
356-22-4497899
Site
CHH
Town
Cottingham
Salary
£21,730 - £23,177 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59

Job overview

Therapeutic Radiographer Apprentice

We are excited to offer an excellent opportunity to train at the Queen’s centre in Cottingham as a Therapeutic Radiographer, with academic aspect provided by Sheffield Hallam University. We invite applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic people that wish to pursue a career in Therapeutic radiography.  

The radiotherapy team is a patient centred multi-professional and enthusiastic team including the Radiotherapy managers, Consultant Therapeutic Radiographers, Advanced Practitioners, Team Leaders, Senior Therapeutic Radiographers, Therapeutic Radiographers, Therapeutic Radiographers Apprentices, Radiotherapy Nurse Practitioners, Radiotherapy Clinical Support Workers and our booking team.

 

Main duties of the job

The department is based at the Queen’s Centre at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham; a purpose built centre that has a range of facilities for our patients along with access to Macmillan services and our Living with and beyond team. 

The equipment profile of the service includes 2 Varian Halcyon, 4 Varian Truebeams, all of which have IGRT capabilities, 2 Siemens CT scanners and Varian Aria software.

The team pride themselves or the excellent training they deliver to students and apprentices. A range of experiences will be provided throughout your 3 year training before you make the transition into a qualified Therapeutic radiographer. Once qualified you will have a 2 year career framework to follow to support you to progress to a Senior Therapeutic radiographer.

Candidates interested in applying for this opportunity are encouraged to contact Lyndsay Smith, Advanced Practitioner for Professional Education, before submitting their application to organise a departmental visit.

lyndsay.smith9@nhs.net 01482 461191

Further details on the Level 6 Therapeutic radiographer Degree Apprenticeship standard can be found via this link on Sheffield Hallam University website.

https://www.shu.ac.uk/business/training-and-development/degree-apprenticeships/apprenticeship-subjects/health-and-social-care/therapeutic-radiographer

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification

Education

Essential criteria
  • Entry grades for the degree course

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates a desire to be a Therapeutic radiographer

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of excellent communication and team working

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Lyndsay Smith
Job title
Advanced Practitioner for Professional Education
Email address
lyndsay.smith9@nhs.net
Telephone number
01482 461191