This is a permanent post to join the Nuclear Medicine team and its newly renovated department at Singleton Hospital, in Swansea.
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our skilled and dedicated Nuclear Medicine team. Ideally, you be a Nuclear Medicine or radiography BSc graduate.
The Nuclear Medicine Service based at Singleton Hospital comprises a purpose-built Radiopharmacy, an extensive Bone Densitometry (DXA) service, two dual-head SPECT gamma-cameras providing for a busy imaging service and a mobile PET/CT service. We provide radiopharmaceuticals and scientific support to five gamma cameras currently.
We are looking to recruit a Clinical Technologists/Radiographer at Band 5 level on a part-time basis (3 days per week). There is a possibility that these hours will increase to make this a full-time post. The Clinical Technologist will be expected to provide technical services accross the full range of the Nuclear Medicine department, but in particular supporting the imaging section.
Main duties of the job
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD, ELIGIBLE AGENCY WORKERS, SBU VOCATIONAL TRAINEES OR SBU VOLUNTEERS
Nuclear Medicine at Singleton is a friendly and progressive service. The Department is accredited by IPEM for training and has links to Swansea University through research and formal academic teaching. Continuing professional development of all staff is encouraged and supported. Full training will be provided to suitable candidates. Main duties of the post-holder will include:
Patient cannulation and preparation for scanning;
Data entry in clinical systems and databases;
Relaying important information to patients, family and other service users in adequate terms and standards that ensure cooperation and effective communication;
Dealing with complex and heavy machinery and equipment.
Working for our organisation
We believe staff are our best asset and we want you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.
As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.
You might be a nurse or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services – we have a job for you.
There are also apprenticeships, work placements and volunteering roles available.
We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.
Our values – Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show that our commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.
If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery, with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city – look no further.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD, ELIGIBLE AGENCY WORKERS, SBU VOCATIONAL TRAINEES OR SBU VOLUNTEERS.
I T Skills
Literacy, Numeracy & Analyst s
Team work and communication sk
Time & stress management
Anatomy & Physiology
Dexterity & Practical skills
Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.
Employer certification / accreditation badges
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Welsh language skills are desirable