|What are Assistant Practitioners?
Assistant practitioners work in radiology or radiotherapy
departments. In the radiology department they may undertake non
complex radiographic images of adults, for example taking dental,
limb or chest x-rays, some work exclusively in mammography screening
In a radiotherapy department they are a part of the team which
plans and delivers radiation treatment of cancers. In both cases
they work to defined protocols under the supervision of a registered
radiographer. The training is normally of 2 years duration and
results in a university certificate
What do Assistant Practitioners get paid?
The job evaluation
profile for an assistant practitioner identifies Band 4 as the
appropriate pay band.