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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Allied Health Professional

Job Reference: 358-1821438-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Liaison and Rehabilitation (Pulmonary Rehabilitation)
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£30,401-£37,267 per annum

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Allied Health Professional

Band 6

37.5 hours per week, permanent post

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. We are a dynamic and progressive department actively engaged in national audit, accreditation and research.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is delivered across 3 sites from Glenfield Hospital, Leicester General Hospital and the National Centre of Sports and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) at Loughborough University. We have also integrated with the Cardiac Rehabilitation team to deliver generic breathlessness rehabilitation programmes which are still evolving. We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Allied Health Professional (AHP) to work within the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team at UHL NHS Trust. This person will be required to work flexibly across all hospital sites to enable service delivery and meet patient’s needs.

You will be expected you to take an active role in all phases of the UHL Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation pathway. The applicant will have a very high standard of clinical and communication skills, be able to work independently as well as being an excellent team player and actively engage in departmental and service development as well as regular audit and participation in research. You will have experience of cardiac and/or pulmonary rehabilitation in addition to extensive respiratory physiotherapy skills.

Closing date: 14th August 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Ward, Emma Chaplin or Olivia Revitt

Senior Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialists

Glenfield Hospital.

0116 2583181



or Nikki Gardiner, Clinical Lead for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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