Apprentice Medical Physics MEMS/RES Clinical Technologist

Guy's and St. Thomas'
Guy's and St Thomas', London
Competitive salary
13 May 2021
22 May 2021
Role Type
Start Date
The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Apprentice Clinical Technologist

Would you be interested in learning electrical and electronic engineering skills? Would you be interested in applying these skills to healthcare and to improve patient treatment at one of the UK's leading hospitals?

Do you have good communication skills, a keen interest in electrical and electronic engineering technology, and the ability to absorb information? Enjoy working on equipment practically? Then we are interested to hear from you.

The Medical Equipment Management Service (MEMS) and the Radiation Equipment Servicing (RES) Section in the Medical Physics Department at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) are looking to recruit two Apprentice Clinical Technologists.

The MEMS Section supports a vast array of medical equipment based around the latest technology throughout both of our hospital sites and in the community. The RES section maintains and repairs radiotherapy treatment machines (Linacs) which are used to treat people with cancer.

As an apprentice, you will receive on-the-job training and experience. You will work across both teams for agreed periods, assisting in repair and maintenance of advanced medical equipment.

The successful applicant will be funded to undertake a Level 2 Diploma, leading to a Level 4 Diploma if successful, in Clinical Engineering.

The apprenticeship is fixed term training contract lasting for 18 months, with the expectation of extension for a further 2 years to complete Level 4. The entry requirement for the apprenticeship is 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 minimum (must include maths and English, and a science or technology subject), or other equivalent qualification (you will need to show us your qualification certificates before appointment). There will be a gateway assessment after 1 year, which the apprentice will need to pass in order to continue on the programme.

The starting salary is currently £18,967.20 a year. It will increase over the course of the apprenticeship. The Trust will also pay for your travel for the first month and give you a £50 voucher to spend in high street shops.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rashid Brora

Head of MEMS

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Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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