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Radiation Technologist

We are wishing to recruit a key member of a small team based in the Oncology Department of the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital who is able to work with the minimum of supervision under the direction of Dr Jane Dobson, Reader in Oncology. The Radiation Technologist will be responsible for delivery of radiation therapy to veterinary patients, and for the support of this activity within the Small Animal Teaching Hospital and Cancer Therapy Unit. This is a broad role and the successful applicant will be involved in all stages of case processing from imaging to discharge from hospital.

Applicants should hold a BSc in Therapeutic Radiography or equivalent; have experience of working as a therapeutic radiographer at grade 6 or 7 in human oncology. Experience of working with CT and MRI is essential. Knowledge of computer based treatment planning is desirable.

You should have good interpersonal skills and be able to provide an appropriate level of sensitivity to clients with consideration of their needs and to remain calm whilst working under pressure.

Informal enquiries: Dr Jane Dobson 01223 339537, email

Closing date for applications 22 JULY 2014

Interview date 6 AUGUST 2014

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applicants should submit a CHRIS/6, CV, covering letter outlining suitability for the role and contact details for two references. Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Further particulars for the role and information about the Department

Please quote reference PP02664 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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