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Assistant Sleep Physiologist

Job Reference: 387-M-1429-NG

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Respiratory Medicine
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol
£17,787 - £20,448 pa pro

Assistant Physiologist – Sleep Studies Unit

The Bristol Sleep Unit is a well established 4 bed unit and outpatient facility for the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory sleep disorders, delivering a range of sleep tests and therapy sessions. The Sleep Unit forms part of the Respiratory Medicine Department at the Bristol Royal Infirmary.

We are looking for a caring individual to help assist the Sleep Unit team deliver clinical support to its many patients. As part of this busy and dynamic team you will be required to work on a one to one basis and in group sessions with a range of patients.

The job will include providing basic sleep study testing, for which full training will be given, and assisting with ongoing monitoring and support for patients already established on CPAP therapy. Other duties include stock management, cleaning of equipment and daily administration tasks.

You should have the ability to work flexibly, be able to work using your own initiative and enjoy working as part of a team. A keen eye for detail and accuracy is also required. Previous experience of working in a healthcare environment is desirable but not essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nadine Pillinger (Clinical Lead Physiologist) on
0117 342 1636 or

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


  1. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  2. As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
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  4. All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.
  5. The Trust uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process meaning that information in regard to shortlisting will not be communicated via NHS Jobs.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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