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Clinical Scientist

Band 8a

Main area
Medical Physics
Band 8a
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£52,643 - £58,558 per annum inclusive
Salary period
23/10/2020 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.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

CLINICAL SCIENTIST – Diagnostic Radiology and Radiation Protection – BAND 8a

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is situated in the West End of London and is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK. It provides first class acute and specialist services both locally and to patients from throughout the UK and abroad.  The proton beam therapy centre is due to open soon and opportunities exist to be involved in radiation protection work with this significant project.

We are looking for a self-motivated clinical scientist to make a major contribution to the diagnostic radiology and radiation protection services provided by the department.

All applicants must have clinical scientist registration through HCPC. You must have recognised MPE status in Diagnostic Radiology through the IPEM transition scheme or via successful submission of portfolio. 

This role requires an in depth knowledge of radiation protection and diagnostic radiology and medical exposure optimisation processes and techniques in healthcare.  The post also requires an understanding of the role of radiation protection in related services such as Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy – for a fuller description please refer to the job description.

As a member of the Trust’s Medical Physics team, you will work across all departments using ionising radiation within the Trust.

The department has close links with UCL and opportunities exist to take an active role in teaching and research.

Interview date: 4th November 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

If you would like to find out more we encourage you to call or arrange an informal visit. Contact either Julie Robinson, Consultant Medical Physicist, 020 344 72182 julie.robinson59@nhs.net or the Head of Medical Physics, Prof. Peter Marsden on 020 73447 2181 or peter.marsden@nhs.net.