Radiation Therapist Grade 2

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Applications close: 05/04/2023 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 46471

Reference: 46471

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Permanent, full time role
  • Heidelberg location
  • Base salary + salary packaging + super

Applications are invited to apply for Permanent Grade 1 (or Grade 2) Radiation Therapist position at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer, Wellness and Research Centre.  

Austin Health operates 2 Radiotherapy Centres. Our Metropolitan site is located at the Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre) in Heidelberg. Our regional site, Ballarat Austin Radiation Oncology Centre (BAROC) is located within the Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC). Both sites provide comprehensive cancer services coupled to Wellness Centres, ensuring patients and their carers benefit from this holistic approach to patient centred care.

At the Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre), within Austin Health our patients experience world-leading cancer care, complemented by a comprehensive suite of wellness programs to support our patients in body, mind and spirit. The ONJ Centre is a comprehensive cancer centre encompassing Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, ONJ Research Institute, cancer and palliative care wards and a unique Wellness Centre. The Radiation Oncology department operates 3 Elekta Linacs with XVI and Brainlab ExacTrac imaging, 3D & 4D Cone Beam CT (IFI), ABC breath hold and HexaPOD 6DOF couch.

Treatment planning is supported by the Elekta Monaco RTPS with MOSAIQ patient management software. We provide comprehensive Superficial X-ray, Stereotactic and Brachytherapy programs. We are committed to providing a service that embraces new technology, new techniques and new ways of treating each patient so that the best outcome can be achieved.
We operate an Elekta Unity MR Linac and 1.5T Philips Ingenia Ambition MRI for RT Simulation supporting a full MRI workflow underpinning the Victorian state-wide MRI linac service. 

Both sites are focused on Innovation, Research, Development and Exceptional Patient Care. Austin Radiation Oncology is proud to be at the forefront in Australia when adopting new technologies and runs sophisticated IMRT and IGRT programs at both sites.


Applicants will demonstrate excellent technical, interpersonal and team skills as well as demonstrated communication skills, the ability to co-ordinate and document and deliver excellent patient care. The successful applicants will have a demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and also be embracing of change and innovation. The successful candidate will be working within a dynamic team providing essential radiation therapy services to our patients in context to Austin Health Values.

Your demonstrated skills and expertise in RT planning on the Elekta Monaco platform and or treatment delivery on Elekta linacs will have you well placed to succeed in these roles. Applications at the Grade 2 level will be assessed relative to the additional skill and responsibility held, in line with the position description, and current Health Professionals EBA.

Current registration with AHPRA and Victorian Use Licence are required. 

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Easy access via public transport, discounted car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists 

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Application Process:

Applicants should submit:

  • A covering letter 
  • AHPRA registration certificate 
  • CV including two clinical referees

Please indicate in your covering letter if you are applying for the Grade 2 role and briefly describe your skill set/responsibility.  Please refer to the Grade 1& 2 position descriptions for all criteria relevant to this position.

All enquiries for these opportunities should be addressed to Eddy Zupan, RT Site Manager (ONJ Centre).

Eddy.zupan@austin.org.au  M(+61) 402 481 968

Radiation Therapist Grade 2

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Eddy Zupan - (03) 9496 9576
Dr. Nigel Anderson - (03) 9496 9805

Radiation Therapist Grade 2