Clinical Scientist - Radiation Physics
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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The Radiation Physics group provides specialist clinical, scientific and radiation protection services to the Trust and other healthcare organisations.
You will also have the opportunity to engage widely with Medical Physics colleagues in radiotherapy physics, nuclear medicine physics and PET-CT.
You will be a proactive physicist looking to make a difference in how radiation physics services are delivered locally and regionally.
Promising candidates with relevant qualifications and experience and who do not hold HCPC registration as a Clinical Scientist are encouraged to apply, as full training and support will be available to help you develop to your true potential (subject to an amended job description and salary band).
Main duties of the job
You will be a Clinical Scientist, supporting the provision of diagnostic radiology physics and non-ionising radiation physics services to the Trust and a wide variety of external contracts, from large acute NHS Trusts and a major contract in the private sector, through to small clinics and dental surgeries.
You will participate in the group's work in clinical trials and scientific research.
We are able to offer you flexible working hours and continuous professional development within a supportive environment.
The department will support people wishing to work towards their MPE certification and onto RPA, RWA or LPA certification.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 500,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.
The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.
We employ over 6,500 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.
Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.
Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at standard level.
At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.
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