Senior Clinical Technologist - Dosimetry
Western General Hospital

Job reference: 003382

Location: Western General Hospital

Job closing date: 20/09/2019

Job posted date: 30/08/2019

Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Healthcare Sciences

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Oncology Physics

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

Details of post:

To fulfil the role of an Operator as required by the Ionising Radiations (Medical Exposures) Regulations (IRMER). 

To undertake quality control (QC) measurements for the treatment machine dosimetry primarily and additional related work such as machine daily machine run-up/safety checks.

To provide clinical technical support to assist in the introduction of new developments in radiotherapy, under the supervision of senior technical and scientific staff.

There may also be potential for some duties in brachytherapy and/or planning. 

**Applicants must be a member or eligible for registration onto the Register of Clinical Technologists or equivalent. Other suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply and training will be given. Annex 21 may apply.**

For trainees covered by Annex U where the period of training lasts for between one and four years, pay will be as follows:

  • up to 12 months prior to completion of training: 75 per cent of the pay band maximum of the fully qualified rate;
  • more than one but less than two years prior to completion of training: 70 per cent of the pay band maximum of the qualified rate of the qualified;
  • more than two but less than three years prior to completion of training: 65 per cent of the pay band maximum for the qualified rate.
  • more than three years from completion of training: 60 per cent of the pay band maximum of the fully qualified rate.
    For further guidance on Annex U – follow the link:


This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

For informal enquiries please contact Linda Carruthers:


The closing date for this job has now passed.