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Radiotherapy Physicist

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic radiotherapy physicist to join a team of physicists, engineers and dosimetrists in the provision of Radiotherapy Physics services.

You will have achieved State Registration or be eligible with equivalent radiotherapy physics experience. You will be keen to develop your knowledge and skills in Quality assurance, Dosimetry, Treatment planning and Brachytherapy. You will also have the opportunity to work with a specialist team of physicists and radiographers in the provision of a Molecular Radiotherapy service.

The work will involve contact with patients, so the ability to communicate clearly and sympathetically with patients from a variety of backgrounds is essential.

Main duties of the job

The main role of this post is to provide senior support to all aspects of the work of the Radiotherapy Physics group and to act as an operator as defined in IR(ME)R 2000.

The postholder will work, and develop competency, over a range of areas in Radiotherapy Physics including treatment planning service for the range of casemix seen by the radiotherapy department provision of a molecular radiotherapy service provision of a Brachytherapy service and quality assurance of treatment and imaging units.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • Good First Degree in a Physical Science or equivalent
  • Relevant Masters or higher degree
  • STP or IPEM Training Exit Certificate or equivalent Experience
  • State Registration or expectation that the successful candidate will work towards registration
  • Knowledge of appropriate legislation [eg IRR, IR(ME)R, ISO 9001:2000, BSI and ISO standards, professional and regulatory body reports and guidelines]



  • Relevant experience in Radiotherapy Dosimetry and Quality Assurance
  • Knowledge of radiotherapy techniques and clinical applications


  • Experience in the clinical environment

Personal and People Development


  • Evidence of Continuing personal development (CPD)
  • Willingness to attend courses and keep abreast of developments in the service
  • Willingness to work towards MPE registration

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


University College London Hospital

250 Euston Road



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