Apprentice Radiotherapy Engineer
THE CHRISTIE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
THE UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON
What you will do in your working day
This post is primarily concerned with assisting in the repair, calibration and maintenance to a wide range of highly complex high capital value, medical equipment used for clinical radiotherapy treatments.
The role of the post holder is to provide assistance to specialist support for safety critical radiotherapy equipment. The post holder assists in ensuring that radiotherapy equipment operates effectively and safely with a minimum of downtime. Clinical equipment incorporates electrical, electronic and mechanical components and computer software and hardware.
The post holder assists technical, clinical and scientific staff to identify faults and repair equipment, including working in clinical areas and working with equipment manufacturers as appropriate.
The training you will be getting
The post holder will take part in a 4.5 year apprenticeship scheme in radiotherapy engineering. The post holder will undertake formal training working towards becoming a competent and qualified radiotherapy engineer. This will include attending university to complete a formal accredited electrical and electronic engineering degree in addition to work based vocational courses.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
This is a permanent role and the apprentice will move into a substantive post on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English, maths and science (Grade A* - C) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 subjects including Physics (Grade A* - C) Essential
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