Radiotherapy careers open day

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Did you know that it is a therapeutic radiographer who delivers radiotherapy treatment?

Therapeutic radiographers are highly skilled allied health professionals who have expert technical knowledge and provide a high standard of patient care.

Being a therapeutic radiographer is a very rewarding career. So why not come along to The James Cook University Hospital’s Radiotherapy Careers Open Day on Saturday 19 October 2019 from 10am to 12pm to find out more?

The event takes place in the radiotherapy department, near the Middlesbrough hospital’s north entrance.

Whether you are looking to embark on your first career, or it’s time for a new challenge, come along to discover more about the roles of therapeutic radiographers, medical physicists and clinical technologists and find out more about the radiotherapy department and the clinical placements available.

Radiotherapy open day poster

Melanie Clarkson, placement learning tutor said: “The positive impact that a therapeutic radiographers can have on helping to improve the lives of cancer patients is very rewarding. It is a career that incorporates high technical skill with compassionate patient care.

“We are looking for our next cohort of students wishing to study therapeutic radiography (radiotherapy), so if you are compassionate, a team player, have excellent communication skills and want to make a difference then this is the career for you.

“Earnings after completion of our course start at approximately £23,000 and, for the past 12 years, 100% of our students have gone on to employment in the first six months of qualification.

“Sheffield Hallam University and The James Cook University Hospital work closely to provide academic education in Sheffield and clinical education in Middlesbrough so you can get the best of both worlds by having the student experience in Sheffield and then coming home for clinical placement!”

Students need a minimum of 120 points at A Level (including a science) or equivalent qualifications to qualify for the course.

For more details email m.clarkson@shu.ac.uk or click here to view the course website