Health Physics Graduate Programme
graduate scheme

Health Physics Graduate Programme

Job description

When it comes to safety, we insist on the highest standards – everywhere. Especially in our radiological projects at Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. Over the course of two years, you’ll move from team to team, learning how we protect our people and the environment while we work on critical projects.

Where you can join us

Places on our Health Physics graduate programme for Autumn 2019 are available within our Marine sector. But no matter which team you join, you could be based anywhere in the UK. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.

What you'll be doing

Working in a discipline of such fundamental importance means that you could work on anything. You could be on the team designing submarines or refitting warships, or you could be helping to build the UK’s next generation of nuclear power plants. The possibilities are endless.

Day-to-day, you could find yourself working on electrical power distribution or electrical control and instrumentation involving both analogue and digital systems. Our graduates get involved in everything from concept design and AutoCAD layouts to testing, installation, commissioning and handover to clients. You’ll be working within multidisciplinary teams, investigating solutions to engineering problems. You may also find yourself managing projects and leading your own team.

What you'll get out of it

We’ll match your passions to your skills to help you build a long-term career, starting with a competitive starting salary of £28k-£30k as you’re doing it.*

We’ll help you progress towards full membership of the Society for Radiological Protection and then chartered status as a Radiation Protection Professional (CRadP).

*Depending on location, role and qualifications.

What we are looking for

  • You’ll need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).


You’ll need a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in a science subject. Any kind of postgraduate qualification in this area, such as an MSc or PG(Dip) in radiological protection, would be very useful too.

Accepted degree subjects

  • health sciences
  • physics

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 23/09/2019

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment


Additional job details

Number of vacancies150+
LocationUK wide


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