Health Physics

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Salary

£29,500–£32,500*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Plymouth

Closing Date

March 1, 2021

About the programme

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 challenges.

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Health Physics at Babcock

Any kind of nuclear engineering is complex, but when you’re working on the newest class of submarines in the MoD’s fleet, you’re faced with new challenges every day. As part of a team of people with lots of different skills, you’ll make sure that the site’s safety arrangements are always up to scratch.

What you'll need

  • 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
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)

What you'll get

When you’re part of the team at Babcock, we think it’s only right that you’re properly rewarded for the contribution you make and the hard work you put in. That’s why, in addition to a highly competitive salary, you can look forward to generous pension and employee share schemes, and a whole host of other flexible benefits. These include things like access to our healthcare cash plan, Wellbeing Centre and discounts on everything from gym membership and travel to retail, dining and entertainment. You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.

Your career development

Here at Babcock, we’ll match your passions to your skills and support you as you progress towards full membership of the Society for Radiological Protection and then Chartered status as a Radiation Protection Professional (CRadP).

Babcock seeks to provide a world class Graduate experience. As part of our commitment to innovation and excellence, we are partnering with a multi award-winning agency, The Smarty Train, to deliver a brand new Graduate journey from September 2020. Using a unique blend of science, technology and industry-leading creativity, our promise to Graduates is that learning and progression will be part of every day. You will have access to a flexible ecosystem of cutting edge resources and in-person support. From instructor-led workshops to immersive virtual experiences, bespoke toolkits, personalised assessments and powerful social platforms, we invite you to achieve your potential at Babcock today.

Before You Apply

Check out our helpful advice on how to prepare for our application process.

Where you'll be based

See below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Health Physics programme for Autumn 2021. 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.

Our business in Plymouth supports the UK Royal Navy in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and sustaining critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

Depending on your programme your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other Nuclear sector locations.

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