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Radiographer - Therapeutic

Radiographer - Therapeutic Image

Therapeutic radiographers are responsible for planning and delivering a course of radiation treatment. They treat tumours and destroy diseased tissue, whilst minimising the amount of radiation exposure to healthy tissue.

The Work

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Pay

Within the NHS Agenda for Change scales radiographers' salaries are on Band 5, £30,229 to £37,664 a year. With experience this can rise to Band 6, £37,831 to £46,100 a year. Advanced radiographers salaries are on Band 7, £46,244 to £53,789 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2023.

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Getting In

The majority of radiographers work in the NHS, but also work in private clinics, in industry or in the armed forces.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
3335
1.6 %
RISE
2029
3390
  United Kingdom
2024
37589
4.3 %
RISE
2029
39222

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What Does it Take?

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Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Tel: 0300 500 6184
E-mail: education@hcpc-uk.org
Website: http://www.hcpc-uk.org/
Twitter: @The_HCPC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hcpcuk

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is the UK-wide regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining standards of professional training, performance and conduct in the following health care professions: Arts Therapists; Audiologist; Biomedical Scientist; Chiropodist and Podiatrist; Clinical Scientist; Dietician; Dramatherapist; Occupational Therapist; Operating Department Practitioner; Orthoptist; Paramedic; Physiotherapist; Practitioner Psychologist; Prosthetist and Orthotist; Radiographer; Speech and Language Therapist. (The HCPC may regulate other healthcare professions in the future.) The HCPC website contains a register of all approved courses in the above professions.

NHS Scotland Careers
Website: http://www.careers.nhs.scot
Website (2): https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/
Twitter: @NHSScotCareers

Society of Radiographers (SoR)
Tel: 020 7740 7200
Website: http://www.sor.org/
Website (2): https://www.collegeofradiographers.ac.uk/education/radiography-careers
Twitter: @SCoRMembers
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SCoRMembers/

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Health and Medicine

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