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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/04/2020.

Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Job Reference: 297-1920-2561

Employer:
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
297 CC Cardiac Diagnostic Service
Location:
Gateshead
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY AS IT MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE SPECIFIED DATE SHOULD EXCESSIVE APPLICATIONS BE RECEIVED

Please note should your application be successful, we will contact you via the email address you have provided on your application form.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and MUST cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Where possible this should be from two seperate employers. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. There are two methods of payment either directly through the online portal using a credit or debit card or through deduction from your monthly pay over a maximum of three months.


All new entrants to the NHS will be appointed on the minimum of the pay scale in line with Agenda For Change Terms & Conditions.


Are you passionate about caring for patients? Do you share the commitment to place the patient at the centre of everything you do? If so come and join a high performing team in our Trust.

An excellent opportunity has arisen within our Cardiac Diagnostic Department for the above post. Applications are invited from patient focused individuals who would like the opportunity to work in a busy department performing highly specialist cardiac diagnostic investigations.

The successful applicant will possess highly specialized skills in echocardiography and/or cardiac rhythm management (CRM) and will be able to lead/manage an area within the department (depending on service requirements).  

The successful applicant will have a minimum of two years experience as a Band 6 Senior Cardiac Physiologist. 

You will be an independent practitioner in adult echocardiography and/or CRM. Experience of cardiac catheterization (diagnostic), permanent pacemaker implants, physiologist led Exercise tolerance tests and Holter analysis is essential. BSc Healthcare Science or BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology level, or equivalent for this post is essential.

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service  check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

Informal enquires welcomed by Dawn Spencer  Tel 0191 445 2080




Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date are to assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who may require sponsorship through the UK Border Agency to work in the UK. However, those candidates must be aware that appointment to the post may not be considered if a suitably qualified experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available and/or the post does not attract sufficient points. During the interview process, all candidates will be requested to provide appropriate original documentation to ensure their legal right to work in the UK may be verified.

Candidates who require sponsorship are strongly advised to visit the UK Border Agency website and familiarise themselves with what is required. There is a facility on this site to access the points based calculator and work through an example which should assist candidates in their understanding of the process.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust is a smoke free organisation in line with Smoke Free Gateshead


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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