Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/08/2020.

Senior Perfusionist

Job Reference: 358-2507227-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cardiac, Glenfield Hospital
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Fixed Term for one year, Maternity Cover

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Perfusion Scientist who works well under pressure who is looking to work in a busy Cardiac centre undertaking a full range of Perfusion techniques. The post gives the opportunity to become an important member of a team of 10.58 Perfusionists providing the most up to date techniques in Perfusion.

The post is fixed for one year to firstly cover Maternity Leave within the department, but there is a possibility this post could to be made permanent during that year to facilitate the East Midlands Paediatric Cardiac Unit moving to the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The department currently undertakes 1200 adult and 400 neonatal/paediatric cases, along with 100 neonatal, paediatric and adult ECMO’s and IABP support.

You must be accredited by the Society of Perfusionists of Great Britain & Ireland and registered with the College of Clinical Perfusionists of Great Britain & Ireland, and it would be an advantage to be conversant with all relevant perfusion techniques. However, training will be given if necessary.

Participation in the department on-call rota is essential.

The department offers a 37.5 hour, 4-day working week and encourages personal development and research.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Andrew Tebbatt

Job title Principal Perfusionist

Email address

Telephone number 0116 2583069

Additional contact information

Richard Scott, Assistant Principal Perfusionist, Perfusion Department, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. Tel: 0116 256 3069

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo