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PRINCIPAL CLINICAL SCIENTIST, BAND 8A

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Radiosurgery Physics

Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clinical Scientist to join the Radiosurgery Physics Section of the large and comprehensive Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering Department at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.

The Section provides scientific input and clinical expertise to The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Sheffield which operates a Gamma Knife radiosurgery service treating more than 800 patients each year.  In addition to supporting the clinical service delivery, the team performs the routine quality assurance on the Gamma Knife treatment machine, oversees the collection and processing of treatment data and engages in related research and development activities.

The post holder will be a Clinical Scientist, registered with the HCPC, with significant Stereotactic Radiosurgery experience in order to operate effectively at MPE level and deputise for the Head of Radiosurgery Physics as required. The Section holds ISO9001:2015 accreditation and the post holder will act as the quality manager and risk manager for the radiosurgery physics section.

Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering is a training centre for scientist trainees and the post holder will contribute to the scientific training of individuals on the STP scheme and other visitors to the department. Further training is encouraged, at all levels, within the team and staff development is paramount to our success.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK and has a strong reputation for innovation and development of services. Sheffield lies on the boundary of the Peak District National Park and provides an excellent location for those who wish to live in an area that includes both city living and easy access to the countryside. 
What you can expect from Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.
Please see the attached documents to the NHS Jobs page for this vacancy which gives you more detail on why you should come and work for us.

Informal enquiries should be made via email to Mrs Katharine Hunt.

To apply please click here: https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/C9190-21-7796

Closing Date: 14th April 2021.   Interview date: 29th April 2021.

Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs with interview details and require you to book an interview time via NHS Jobs. This will appear as a message attached to the application for this vacancy under 'My NHS Jobs' and 'My Interviews' on your homepage. Please ensure you check your NHS Jobs account regularly.

Shortlisting for positions advertised on NHS Jobs for the Trust will ordinarily be shortlisted within 4 weeks of the closing date, therefore if you have not received any notifications after this point your application is considered unsuccessful.
In submitting an application form, you authorise our Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Should you require any assistance in applying for the position please contact the Human Resources Department on the number identified on the NHS Jobs page for the organisation.

Job Share applicants are welcome for all full time posts unless indicated but cannot be guaranteed. In addition for Fixed Term Contracts, internal secondments may be considered, please seek the approval of your current line manager before applying for the position.

All employment with the Trust is subject to a number of NHS Employment Checks being met to a satisfactory standard including verification of identity, eligibility to work in the United Kingdom, references and qualifications in addition to professional registration, a disclosure and barring records check and occupational health check if these are deemed to be a requirement for the position to be undertaken.

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.

UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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