This post is in the Radiotherapy Technology Section of the Department. The main responsibilities are:
- To undertake a wide range of specialist electronics, electrical and computing tasks relating to the calibration, quality control, maintenance and repair of all the radiotherapy treatment equipment from the highly complex linear accelerators and associated equipment, CT scanners, to the less complex low energy treatment unit, brachytherapy installation and treatment verification system. The capital value of the equipment is in excess of £15M.
- To liaise with medical, scientific and radiography staff to identify safety issues, diagnose faults and repair equipment, including working in clinical areas and working with equipment manufacturers as appropriate.
- To undertake non-routine design and construction of electronic devices and software for use with the radiotherapy equipment and in clinical treatments.
**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:
ANNEX U – ARRANGEMENTS FOR PAY AND BANDING OF TRAINEES
For informal enquiries please contact Brian Gibson on 0131 537 2254 or by email Brian.Gibson@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk