Apprentice Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Guy's and St. Thomas'
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London
Competitive salary
23 Jun 2021
28 Jun 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 Nuclear Medicine Technologist / Radiographer - Band 5 Annexe 21

Annex 21 arrangement to be paid at a percentage of the top of the Band 5 with expected raises as you progress with satisfaction through the training course:

Year 1 - 65% of Top of Band 5
Basic: £19,899.75
HCA: £4,473
Total: £24,372.75

Year 2 - 70% of Top of Band 5
Basic: £21,430.5
HCA: £4,473
Total: £25,903.5

Year 3 - 75% of Top of Band 5.
Basic: £22,961.25
HCA: £4,592.25
Total: £27,553.5


Are you interested in a career in healthcare that involves science and technology, caring for people, using sophisticated equipment, where every day is a challenge? Are you interested in a new career where you work and train, earn a salary and study for a degree? If so, then maybe you could become a Nuclear Medicine Technologist!

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Nuclear Medicine Department to train as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. The successful candidate will be trained as part of the national Practitioner Training Program three year apprenticeship. On successful completion, you will have a recognised degree in Healthcare Science (Medical Physics Technology) specialising in Nuclear Medicine from the University of West England, which will allow you to be registered with the Register of Clinical Technologists (RCT) and work as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

The Nuclear Medicine department at Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals provides diagnostic imaging, osteoporosis screening and a comprehensive range of nuclear medicine therapies. The department is located over two sites and currently has six gamma cameras, including three hybrid imaging scanners, and three osteoporosis DEXA scanners. The service is supported by its own Radiopharmacy and has an international reputation in teaching, research and development.

The successful candidate will train and work as part of a large multi-disciplinary team that includes Doctors, Technologists, Radiographers and Healthcare Scientists. You will also be supported by a Clinical Tutor in Nuclear Medicine who will guide you through your training program. The successful candidate will need to be hardworking, dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic, someone who is both caring and scientifically minded. You will quickly become an integral member of the team, and be expected to develop the ability to participate in all aspects of our service, taking full responsibility for your actions whilst applying the highest level of patient care.

For more information on this position, please contact Damion Bailey, Clinical Tutor in Nuclear Medicine on 020 7188 7188 ext 51593 or

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