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Radiotherapy Receptionist and Planning Co-ordinator

Band 4

Main area
Radiotherapy
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-SCB1683-YV
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£25,489 - £28,513 per annum inclusive
Closing
Today at 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Radiotherapy Receptionist and Planning Co-ordinator

Radiotherapy Department

Radiotherapy Receptionist/Planning Co-ordinator

Permanent Post

UCLH Cancer

Cancer care is one of the top three strategic priorities for UCLH. Our vision is to become Europe’s premier Cancer centre. An ambitious programme of transformation and investment underpins this vision. Highlights include the centralisation of complex care across north and east London to UCLH encompassing haemato-oncology, urology, head & neck, neuro-oncology and upper GI, and building a new hospital containing 135 haematology beds, 10 theatres, leading edge imaging and the nationally commissioned Proton Beam Therapy Service, due to open in 2020.

Department overview

UCLH is situated in the Heart of London’s west end with easy access by all forms of public transport.

The Radiotherapy department opened in 2005 and on completion of our replacement programme will have 4 Varian Truebeam machine. A GE CT-Sim in the pre-treatment section and radiotherapy imaging also takes place in the MRI and PET suites. The department boasts a comprehensive brachytherapy suite and a Gulmay skin unit.

The department delivers radiotherapy services for a broad spectrum of cancers which include a wide range of common cancers as well as specialist treatments including a paediatric and adolescent workload, brachytherapy and isotope work, total body irradiation and limb sarcoma radiotherapy. The department is delivering SABR through the commissioning through evaluation programme; as well as cranial SRT.

In addition UCLH has been designated as one of two national Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) centres for the UK. The Trust will be one of two sites delivering PBT across the NHS from 2020.

The Role

This will be a permanent position based in the radiotherapy department; the applicant must have experience of NHS systems.

The workload is very varied including paediatrics. This post requires enhanced CRB checks. The post holder will be required to provide an administrative and reception service to radiotherapy planning, radiotherapy treatment units and clinics that meet quality standards whilst ensuring that patients and their families receive the highest level of service. As front of house the role involves greeting patients and their relatives and carers in a courteous and helpful manner, and being aware of patient’s wellbeing whilst in the radiotherapy waiting room, contacting a relevant member of staff as appropriate.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details, informal enquiries or a visit, contact Mrs Nazima Haji, Radiotherapy Services Manager, e-mail: nazima.haji1@nhs.net or telephone 0234473781