Head of Ionising Radiation Physics

Medical Physics

Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£75,914 - £87,754 pa


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

University Hospitals Dorset NHSFT (formerly Poole Hospital NHSFT and Royal Bournemouth Hospital NHSFT) has redesigned the structure of its Medical Physics team which has led to the creation of this new and exciting role.

Medical Physics is a well-integrated and essential element of the radiology service supporting these hospitals. The imaging services have grown and been fortunate to find themselves with increasing numbers of state-of-the-art equipment and services.

Links with Bournemouth University are being forged and the candidate would be in a position to exploit this for both the university and the trust to encourage recruitment, education and career progression for Medical Physics, Radiology and wider.

This post holder will manage the ionising radiation Medical Physics team and act as RPA and MPE for Radiology. You will work along-side the wider medical physics teams consisting of the non-ionising group, the nuclear medicine department and the radiotherapy physics team.

This is an exciting time to join UHD and an opportunity to shape the future.

Base Location: Poole Hospital you will be required to work across site.

Interview Date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name James Knowles

Job title Head of Imaging Services

Email address james.knowles@uhd.nhs.uk

Telephone number 0300 019 4491

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-ATR12879

Closing Date: 2022-04-15

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