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Radiotherapy Practitioner Band 6 | London
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Austin Dean Recruitment
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Austin Dean Recruitment is looking for a Radiotherapy Practitioner Band 6 for our prestigious client in the Private Clinic based in LondonThe Practitioner will support the radiotherapy service through the clinical and technical delivery of all radiotherapy tasks from referral to follow up. This will include immobilisation, localisation, planning, treatment delivery and patient assessment, management and care to ensure the highest standards of treatment and care at all timesPrincipal Areas of Responsibility- Implement safe and accurate high-energy radiotherapy treatment to cancer patients adhering to radiotherapy protocols and procedures - Provide a continuum of care requiring complex technical skills in localisation, planning and dosimetry, technique development, verification and management of treatment processes. - Understand and implement complex computer generated treatment plans and carry out treatment dose calculations in accordance with radiotherapy protocols - Work within a multidisciplinary team providing a high quality radiotherapy serviceManagerial and Organisational - Prioritise and manage own work. - Train, supervise and check the work of radiographers, radiographer helpers and admin and clerical staff within the department as appropriate. - Provide clinical radiotherapy support for other services and personnel within the Clinic. - Keep all records, document and report work as appropriate. - Assist with projects as agreed with the Radiotherapy Services Manager. - Complying with quality assurance mechanisms to ensure the safe implementation of clinical developments and standard practice. - Undertaking post graduate clinical training and education within the department in line with clinical practice changes and developments.Clinical, Scientific and Technical - Competent with the technical and clinical aspects of radiotherapy as delivered within the Clinic. - Keep abreast of latest technical and scientific advancements within the radiotherapy field.- Participate in implementation of new technology, technology and service developments. - Maintain state registration with the HPC.Policy, Service Development and Implementation - Comply with applicable legislation and professional guidelines. - Participate in the implementation of clinical procedures, protocols and work instructions.Research and Development - Support clinical research as required. - Participate in audit within clinical radiotherapy including the use of audit and audit tools in order to deliver service improvement initiatives. - Support research in accordance with Ethics Committee approval, Clinical Governance criteria.Education and Training: - Participate in instruction and training as commensurate with the role. - Training and professional develop radiographer staff, as needed.Qualifications:? DCR (T) or BSc Radiotherapy State Registration with Health Professionals Council Post graduate study. ? Evidence of CPD activities commensurate with the post roles and responsibilitiesExperience:? Post qualification clinical experience in all aspects of radiotherapy ? Experience of a wide range of radiotherapy equipment ? Managing staffHours : 35 hours per week (9 day fortnight)Salary Range: £32,912 - £43,775 per annum + Benefits