Radiation Therapist Grade 3.1


Radiation Therapist Grade 3.1

Canberra, ACT

Canberra Health Services

Cancer and Ambulatory Support

CHS Cancer and Ambulatory Services

Classification: Radiation Therapist Level 3.1
Salary Range: $107,851 – $111,376  (PN: 57518 – 023CR)

Permanent full time

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au

The Medical Imaging department is a part of the Medical Services Group which is comprised of the Physician Training Office, Healthcare Technology Management, Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, The Radiation Oncology Department is located in the Canberra Region Cancer Centre at the Canberra Hospital and provides state of the art radiotherapy treatment facilities combined with quality care for ACT and regional cancer patients. The department delivers a comprehensive radiation therapy service using modern equipment and the latest technology including four modern Varian Linear Accelerators with IGRT/IMRT/Stereotactic options, two dedicated CT Simulators, SXRT, Eclipse Treatment Planning System, iPlan SRS Planning System, ExacTrac and ARIA Oncology Information System.

A Radiation Therapist Grade 3.1 is expected to make a significant contribution to service development, technology implementation and teaching generally, and in particular, with their nominated speciality. A Radiation Therapist Grade 3.1 will have a high-level knowledge and expertise in modern Radiation Therapy with ongoing evidence of proficiency in at least one complex clinical procedure.

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

• Good time management and organisational skills
• Ability to work in a busy environment with a multidisciplinary team
• Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs
• Ability to perform novel, complex, critical or difficult tasks with professional supervision.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Relevant tertiary Radiation Therapy qualifications and a minimum of five years’ experience working professionally in Radiation Therapy is preferred.
  • Unconditional registration as a Radiation Therapy Practitioner with the AHPRA Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.
  • ACT Radiation Council License to operate radiation emitting apparatus used for Radiation Therapy purposes.
  • The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional weekend, on-call and and after-hours work.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
• Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
• Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
• Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.


Contact Officer: Martin Seng on (02) 5124 2284 or martin.seng@act.gov.au
Application link
Applications Closing Date: Wednesday 6 July

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