Radiation Therapists


Radiation Therapists

Dubbo, NSW

NSW Western Health

Department: Western Cancer Centre – Dubbo
Salary: $66,882.49 – $93,394.42 pa (plus super)
Work type: Full Time, ongoing
Multiple positions available *Mid-year graduates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Dubbo Health Service is looking for multiple Radiation Therapists to join its dynamic and growing team of professionals at the brand-new Western Cancer Centre in Dubbo.

In this role, the Radiation Therapists will competently perform as accredited practitioners during Radiation Therapy Simulation, Planning, Treatment and Quality Assurance procedures, providing patient centred healthcare in line with evidence-based protocols and practices.

Opportunities for collaborative research as well as post graduate research support and mentoring are also available to successful candidates.

The Western Cancer Centre provides expanded and upgraded clinical services to a large geographical area across Western NSW and the team comprises of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, medical physicists, and allied health professionals.

The expanded chemotherapy suite has 16 Chemotherapy chairs along with Siemens PET-CT, Varian TrueBeam Linac, Orthovoltage unit, Eclipse treatment planning system and for the first time a Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Scan for cancer diagnostics is available in a regional location.  The comprehensive centre also includes an onsite patient and carer wellness centre and on-site allied health support including psycho-oncology counsellor, social worker, dietician, speech therapist and Aboriginal Health worker support.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a supportive environment as part of a growing radiation therapy team at Dubbo Health Service.

Dubbo Health Service

Dubbo Health Service is a part of the Western NSW Local Health District and a major rural referral hospital providing critical care, specialist medical inpatient and outpatient services, surgery, mental health and many specialized allied health and medical outreach services. Dubbo Health Service is currently undergoing a major transformation to provide expanded and upgraded clinical services to the people of Western NSW.

For more information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service please visit www.dubbohospitalredevelopment.health.nsw.gov.au

Living and working in Dubbo

If you’re considering a tree change, Dubbo provides one of the best Australia has to offer. It is a major regional city about 420 kilometres north-west of Sydney. Dubbo has a thriving town centre and there are daily flights, trains and buses to the eastern seaboard and many regional towns. Known as the cosmopolitan heart of New South Wales, Dubbo has great shopping and sporting facilities and provides a perfect base from which to explore the eastern interior of our beautiful state. There are various options for family living including child care and schools, sports facilities, recreation and entertainment as well as cafes and restaurants making Dubbo a true package deal!

Find out more about living and working in Dubbo at https://dubbo.com.au/live.

Also visit our website www.dubbohospitalcareers.com.au  for interviews and testimonials from our current staff about their experiences moving to Dubbo.

What they can offer you

WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

The benefits of working with them include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. 

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Apply online here

Applications will close 27 June 2022 – 11:59pm.

More information:

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Rod Hammond on (02) 6369 7345 or Rodney.hammond@health.nsw.gov.au For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Talent Pool

If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.

COVID-19 Response:

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role.