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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/09/2020.

Chief Cardiac Physiologist/Trainee Senior Cardiac Physiologist - Echo

Job Reference: 358-2567041-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Adult Echo
Glenfield Hospital with Cross-site, Leicester
£31,365 - £44,503 per annum

Cardiac Physiologist – Adult Echo

Band 6 Trainee / Band 7 dependent on experience.

Band 6 Salary Scale - £31,365 to £37,890 per annum

Band 7 Salary Scale - £38,890 to £44,503 per annum

Various posts/hours

Our Trust is based across three hospitals in the exciting, multicultural city of Leicester, in the heart of England. We are one of the largest tertiary cardiac departments in the UK, providing a full range of standard and complex, invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests. We routinely perform complex interventional techniques on adult and paediatric patients.

Our Adult Echocardiography work encompasses a wide variety of pathologies. Staff development in DSE, TOE, contrast and bubble studies is on-going and actively encouraged.

For the Chief post you will have full BSE accreditation with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience. *Applications will be considered from individuals who are currently working as a Band 6 and are in the process of working towards or considering undertaking BSE accreditation (recruitment to the trainee post would be on a Band 6 contract moving to Band 7 permanent post on achieving full BSE accreditation). This includes individuals who are in or just completed the third year of the STP programme or recently commenced the new Echo BSE Trainee PG Cert programme.

The candidate should have drive, enthusiasm, proven organisational skills, be an effective communicator, have initiative, possess negotiation, persuasion and influencing skills and have the ability to work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Participation in a pro rata on-call service is required.

All candidates should be (or eligible) on the voluntary RCCP register.

We are a progressive, enthusiastic team waiting to welcome new members and actively encourage continued professional development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMarion CamptonJob titleSenior Chief Cardiac PhysiologistEmail addressmarion.campton@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number 01162502923 Additional contact information

Marion Campton on 2502923 or e-mail We would also encourage you to come to the department for an informal visit to give us the opportunity to offer you a more detailed insight into these positions.

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

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

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-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be 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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