Apprentice Healthcare Science Practitioner Diagnostics Imaging Physics
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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Are you interested in a career working with state of the art, high tech medical equipment, using science for patient benefit?
We are the Medical Physics Department of the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and offer you an extraordinary workplace to undertake a 3 year apprenticeship programme, giving you training and the experience of working in one of our clinical teams whilst you study for a fully funded BSc degree. This will set you off on a rewarding, interesting and exciting career.
The Radiation Protection/ Diagnostic Imaging Physics service provides quality assurance testing and advice for NHS radiation equipment in the region. We ensure that equipment works safely and efficiently to produce the best imaging and diagnosis for patients and to protect the public. We also provide support for a variety of Dental and Veterinary Practices in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Northumberland and wider afield. This apprenticeship would suit someone who has an interest in, and would enjoy, performing quality control measurements on a wide variety of radiation / imaging equipment in a variety of locations that requires travel on a weekly basis.
The post will be demanding, you will need to be able to demonstrate good communication and team working skills along with an enthusiasm for science and healthcare. The successful candidate will need to be in post to commence degree learning by September 2023.
Main duties of the job
Eligibility and entry requirements
- a minimum of 3 GCSE grades A*-C including Maths and English (GCSE Grade C/new grade 5 or above) and (or expecting to have by Sept 2023)
- 96 UCAS Points (CCC equivalent) OR,
- BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Healthcare Science OR,
- BTEC National Extended Dip (MMM) at Level 3.
- must include at least one recognised science.
You must be aged 18 or over on its commencement in September 2023 and have been resident in the UK/EU for the last three years. You must not hold a similar healthcare science degree or be in any form of formal government-funded education.
Upon successful completion of the accredited BSc (Hons) apprenticeship, you will be eligible for entry on the professional register for clinical technologists. Roles within the Medical Physics are currently in high demand with a national shortage of registered practitioners, including in our own hospitals.
For more information please contact :-
Tim.firstname.lastname@example.org (Radiation Protection/ Diagnostic Imaging Physics)
And you can find more information about our services on www.hullrad.org.uk and Healthcare Science Practitioner (Medical Physics Technology) - Current higher and degree apprenticeships | UWE Bristol) and in the Job Description and attached document, including about two other apprenticeships in Medical Physics.
Thank you for your interest in this fantastic opportunity, and good luck!
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.
HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.
The Trust's secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.
HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively.
For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
Skills, Knowledge and Ability
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