Radiotherapy Treatment Co-ordinator (XR02)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - St. James's (30+ days ago)

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Band 2 Radiotherapy Co-ordinator

Radiotherapy co-ordinators form part of the multidisciplinary team supporting the planning and delivery of radiotherapy treatment. You will be required to work as part of a team as well as being able to use your initiative and prioritise your own work.

Candidates should possess a professional attitude to their work and have the ability to work flexibly in a busy environment ensuring that the service we provide is correctly staffed at all times. This role combines a clerical and patient support function, previous experience of working with patients is desirable but not essential as training will be given. Our department is extremely busy and approximately 450 patients attend for treatment per day. Due to the nature of the Department you may need to deal with angry and upset patients, although this does not happen very often.

A basic understanding of radiotherapy treatment will be required with a more thorough understanding of the general patient pathway from referral to follow up. Experience with PAS and other hospital computer systems would also be an advantage.

The successful candidate will have a good standard of general education and be willing to undergo necessary training, including in-house electronic booking systems.

In return we can offer a friendly, supportive and dedicated working environment; we are committed to ensuring each member of the Radiotherapy Department has access to on-going development.

The post is based in the Radiotherapy Department, Bexley Wing, St James Institute of Oncology.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check 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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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