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Dosimetrist

Band 6

Main area
Radiation Physics
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
356-19-1904421
Site
Castle Hill Hospital
Town
Hull
Salary
£26,565 -£35,577 PA
Closing
18/09/2019 23:59

 We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Dosimetrist to join our hard working and friendly treatment planning team. The post-holder will assist the Lead Dosimetrist in the provision of the radiotherapy treatment planning and mould room service.

 The Radiotherapy Department is located in the award winning, purpose-built Queen’s Centre building based at the Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. The Department is equipped with Varian linacs with OBI and VMAT, and ARIA Oncology Information System. Treatment planning is performed with Varian Eclipse and Philips Big Bore CT (including 4DCT), MR and PET images. IMRT and VMAT planning techniques are routinely used for the majority of radical treatment sites and we have an established Lung SABR service. The department also has an Xstrahl superficial x-ray unit, Papillon Contact unit and a dedicated HDR brachytherapy suite.  The department is the first in the North of England to have a Varian Halcyon Linac clinically treating patients.

 Applications are invited from registered Clinical Technologists or those who are close to completion of the accredited PTP or IPEM training scheme enabling them to become registered. Applicants should be enthusiastic, hardworking, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will have significant experience of 3D CRT, IMRT and VMAT planning techniques.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Laura Russell, Lead Dosimetrist for Treatment Planning, or

Peter Colley, Consultant Physicist Lead for Radiotherapy Physics

Tel: 01482 461377