Radiotherapy Team Leader – Treatment Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – in Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Job Description

Job overview

Your main task will be as team manager on a machine, however, you will also be involved in staff training and departmental development working in conjunction with the Advanced Practitioners and Principal radiographers. You will be a very experienced HCPC registered therapeutic radiographer with excellent communication and leadership skills including relevant experience of managing workload and staff on a Linear Accelerator and also equipped with the clinical knowledge of current developments to take a key role in the advancement of radiotherapy services.

Main duties of the job


To manage a team of staff and provide leadership and guidance to the team and act as a Clinical Radiographer Specialis, working closely with the band 8 Principal Radiographers.

Co-ordinate the clinical workload of the Treatment Unit

To contribute to the maintenance of ISO 9000 quality system for the department.

To lead in the clinical research, audit and development of techniques and equipment.

To ensure high technical standards and patient care standards are maintained during simulation and treatment.

To be pro-active in the evaluation and implementation of new equipment and treatment techniques.

To work closely with the Principal Radiographers, doctors, physicists and other members of the team as appropriate.

To participate in the staff training and education programme, which includes training the junior medical staff.

To lead in the training of student radiographers and trainee assistant practitioners

Working for our organisation

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the biggest and busiest acute hospitals in England, employing over 16,000 staff. We provide care to over 2.5million residents of Nottingham and its surrounding communities and specialist services to a further 3-4million people from neighbouring counties.

The Nottingham Radiotherapy Centre offers cutting edge treatment delivery and pre-treatment technology including 6 Elekta Versa HD and Agility Linacs (2 with Brainlab and Exactrac with further surface guided solutions to be added with our latest Linacs), 2 CT scanners due to be replaced with Canon Exceed LB CT 4D scanners, Raystation and Monaco planning systems and Mosaiq Oncology Management system.

The Radiotherapy Department provides complex treatments including: paediatric radiotherapy, image guided IMRT, SABR, SRS and total body electron and photon treatments for patients across Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands region. The department has a major commitment to evidence based practice and participates in multi-centre clinical research trials.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

Person specification

Training + Qualifications

Essential criteria

hcpc registration

Desirable criteria

Masters level/post graduate modules

Leadership/management courses/qualification


Essential criteria

  • Experienced clinical radiographer with minimum 4 years post qualification experience

Desirable criteria

Team leader experience

Communication skills

Essential criteria

Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills

Evidence of working as part of a Multi Disciplinary team

Analytical + Judgement Skills

Essential criteria

Evidence of prioritising workload/ deadlines

Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application

Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements

ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.

Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service – I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.

Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£45 for enhanced and £28 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

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