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Consultant Cardiologist - Electrophysiology

Job Reference: 358-1432021-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£77,913 - £105,042

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team in the position of Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in Electrophysiology at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

UHL’s Cardiac Unit is a major UK provider at secondary, tertiary, and quaternary level and benefits from on-site cardiac surgery, ECMO, structural intervention, and Leicester’s National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre.

We have a strong national reputation for clinical and research excellence in Electrophysiology and we run advanced training and live courses here. There are 4 EP consultants supported by a team of arrhythmia nurses. We carry out the full range of EP procedures, including complex ablations, VT ablation, and cryoablation, with support of state of the art equipment. We are supported by strong pacing and heart failure services. Subcutaneous ICD and leadless pacing is established here.

The successful applicant will be based at the Glenfield Hospital site and will support the Cardiology team in providing high quality, efficient electro-physiology service for emergency and non-emergency cases.

For further details/informal visits contact:

Dr Elved Roberts, Head of Service - Tel: 0116 250 2780

For further details / informal visits contact:


Candidates are invited to visit the hospitals concerned and may make arrangements to do so through:

Dr Elved Roberts, Head of Service

Email: -

Tel: 0116 250 2780 (PA – Kelly Moore)


Riyaz Somani, Consultant Cardiologist

Email: -

Tel: 0116 258 2378


Mr Darren Turner, General Manager

Email: -

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.

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

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