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Principal Physicist

London – The Harley Street Clinic
Full time
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HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.

Job - Principal Physicist

Location - Harley Street Clinic, London

Contract Type - Permanent, full-time hours 37.5hrs

Salary Range - Competitive (dependent upon skills and experience) plus a range of attractive benefits including private healthcare cover.

Role overview:

This is a great opportunity to join the Radiotherapy Physics team at the Harley Street Clinic as a Principal Physicist. The primary responsibility of the position is to take a leadership role in the LDR prostate brachytherapy service. The successful candidate will also work in the external beam service and have the opportunity to contribute towards the stereotactic radiotherapy program. Alongside brachytherapy the department is equipped with two Varian TrueBeam linacs, a dedicated CT scanner, a CyberKnife and a Gamma Knife unit and provides various molecular radiotherapy treatments. As brachytherapy lead you will have the opportunity to work with industry leading urologists and oncologists.

The Harley Street clinic is located on the famous Harley Street area in central London with easy public transport access, nearby pubs, bars and restaurant and is within minutes walking of Regent’s Park. The Medical Physics team is a dynamic and diverse group of 7 dosimetrists and 7 physicists. The Clinic works as part of a network of cancer services (including other radiotherapy centres) run by HCA Healthcare UK and many R&D projects are run in coordination with the other centres creating a great opportunity for learning, development and sharing of ideas.   

Skills and experience:


  • HCPC registration as a clinical scientist in the field of radiotherapy physics
  • Experience in LDR brachytherapy


  • MPE status
  • Experience with Aria OIS and TrueBeam linacs

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.


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