Head of Regional Medical Physics Service (RMPS) Band 9

Position: Head of Regional Medical Physics Service (RMPS) Band 9

Institution: Royal Victoria Hospital

Location: Belfast, North Ireland

Application closes at: Oct 30th, 2020 15:45

URL: https://jobs.hscni.net/Job/11282/head-of-regional-medical-physics-service

Head of Regional Medical Physics Service (RMPS) Band 9


Head of Regional Medical Physics Service (RMPS) Band 9

Salary: £89,537 - £104,927 per annum

Location: Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast          

The Regional Medical Physics Service (RMPS) provides Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering services to the Health & Social Care community across Northern Ireland. As head of the RMPS within the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT), you will take the key role in developing and leading strategy across the region, including education and training, in addition to research and development.

The successful appointee will:

•   Be accountable for governance of the RMPS, responsible for the development & delivery of RMPS services in line with relevant legislation, standards, and guidance and service level agreements;

•   Provide direct scientific management of one of the major areas of Medical Physics;

•   Be responsible for the management of Medical Physics service budget and resources;

•   Provide expert advice and information to the BHSCT Chief Executive, other executive directors and senior management within the BHSCT and other HSC organisations as required;

•   Be accountable for appropriate teaching, training and research undertaken within the RMPS;

•   Take a lead role in the development and implementation of the research & development strategy for the BHSCT RMPS, ensuring the requirements of research governance are complied with for R&D projects in which the RMPS is involved.

Essential criteria:

•   A minimum of a 2nd class honours degree in Physics or other appropriate physical science subject;

•   Registered as a Clinical Scientist with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC);

•   Certified as a Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA), Medical Physics Expert (MPE) or Chartered Engineer (CEng);

•   A minimum of 15 years’ post-registration experience in Medical Physics during which the applicant has acquired comprehensive expert theoretical and practical experience in at least one major medical physics discipline;

•   Extensive experience in the provision of expert advice on relevant legislation, national standards and professional and other guidance to a range of recipients;

•   Extensive experience leading and managing a range of staff groups, including scientific and technical staff groups;

•   Experience in developing medical physics services and staff and working across multidisciplinary boundaries;

•   Possession of a valid driving licence. Where disability prohibits driving, this criteria will be waived if the applicant is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements;

•   Experience of teaching & lecturing skills.

A full job description, outline of duties and essential and desirable criteria can be found within our applicant pack – visit: https://jobs.hscni.net/Job/11282/head-of-regional-medical-physics-service

The Belfast Trust aims to recruit staff not only with the right skills but also with the right values to ensure the delivery of excellent patient care and experience. Staff are expected to be committed to provide safe, effective, compassionate and person-centred care by treating everyone with dignity and respect; displaying openness and trust; being accountable; being leading edge; maximising learning and development. By embedding these values, you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the Trust’s Vision.

Closing date: Friday 30 October 2020

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 23 November 2020

Further information may be obtained at: https://jobs.hscni.net/Job/11282/head-of-regional-medical-physics-service

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