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Head of Technical Services

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Radiotherapy Physics
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hopsital
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum
28/05/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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This is an opportunity to join the team within Radiotherapy Physics providing clinical scientific and technical services to the Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology.

The Department has a 10 year Managed Services Contract with Medipass Healthcare Ltd, to provide a radiotherapy service to the people of Norfolk.

Three new Truebeam linacs have recently been commissioned, a further Truebeam replacement is planned for early next year, together with a new CT scanner later in 2019. The Department currently has five linacs, GE CT, Xstrahl superficial unit and Bravos HDR.

As the post holder you will:

  • Take responsibility and manage all aspects of the work of the technical section of the radiotherapy Physics Department including engineering and mould room
  • Work closely with all multidisciplinary teams and in particular clinical scientist staff in service provision and project development
  • Take responsibility for ensuring safe and accurate repair, calibration and maintenance of Radiotherapy equipment, and safe and effective production of patient specific devices for radiotherapy treatment
  • Contribute to the planning and coordination of radiotherapy equipment installations, upgrades, repairs and planned preventative maintenance
  • Ensure the Department is fully legally compliant for areas within scope of responsibility

The Department works from 08:00 to 20:00, Mondays to Fridays. The post holder will be expected to work shifts as part of an extended day working arrangement. Some weekend working may be required.

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Interview date: 19th June 2019

Applications Open: 26th April 2019

Applications Close: 28th May 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Vinall, Head of Radiotherapy Physics

Tel: 01603 288758