Apprentice Radiotherapy Engineer



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Annual wage £14,256.00
37.5 hours per week During the early part of the apprenticeship the hours will typically be 7am to 3.30pm with a 1 hour lunch break. As the apprenticeship progresses, a later shift of 10.30am to 7pm will be added and the post holder may work between both shifts.
duration: 54 months
start: 1 September 2019
M20 4BX
Degree(level 6)
Electrical / electronic technical support engineer (apprenticeship standard)
19 June 2019 (application closing date)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to embark on a 4.5 year Degree Apprenticeship within the Christie Medical Physics and Engineering team here at The Christie.


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 Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE 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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