Senior Radiation Therapist Tamworth Hospital


Senior Radiation Therapist Tamworth Hospital

Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West

Are you looking to take the next big step in your career? Join Tamworth Hospital and be a part of a supportive and dedicated team!

Senior Radiation Therapist Tamworth Hospital

About the Role
Tamworth Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to take the next step in their career and be responsible for the provision of efficient and safe patient centred radiation therapy services to include all aspects of simulation, planning and treatment delivery whilst also providing support and leadership to a small team of radiation therapists. The role is part of the Radiation Therapy leadership team, and works closely with the Radiation Oncologists and Medical Physicists to provide safe and efficient patient-centred radiation therapy to the community in the New England and North West. The role will lead and support a small team of radiation therapists.
You will be supported by the Chief Radiation Therapist and Radiation Therapy Supervisor, with regular seniors meetings. You will have support to access to a wide range of education and training opportunities, both in updating clinical practice knowledge and skills and in leadership skills development. NSW Health offer a range of virtual as well as face-to-face training programs to develop people management skills. You will have the opportunity to develop a training plan with your manager within the first 3 months of service.

Where you’ll be working

If you are motivated by delivering client centric care, able to work as part of a close knit team and enjoy a commitment to high North West Cancer Centre, Tamworth Hospital, has one Varian linear accelerator and a Phillips CT, and uses Eclipse planning software. The Radiation Therapy team of 10.5 FTE is committed to creating a harmonious workplace culture, that supports and empowers staff. The North West Cancer Centre is committed to delivering Excellence, Every patient, Every Time.

About You

You are a positive leader, committed to workplace harmony. You communicate respectfully, and maintain effective relationships with staff and managers. You have advanced clinical skills in treatment planning, delivery and quality assurance, with the ability to educate and support RT staff in current and new practices and technologies e.g. SABR. You have a strong interest in leading and managing a small team, with foundational leadership ability. You can successfully develop and implement changes in practice. 

What we can offer you:

Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.
Please attach evidence of qualifications/registrations/license required for this position, as outlined in the position description, as part of your online application.
All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:
Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at or on 1300 40 25 23.

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Requisition ID: REQ289121
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Radiation Therapist Lvl 4 Gde 1
Remuneration: $124,174.56 – $128,385.37 + Superannuation
Hours Per Week: 35

Applications Close: 31st March 2022