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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2020.

Chief Clinical Physiologist

Job Reference: 214-MED20-09-06

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-In-Ashfield
£38,890 - £44,503 pro rata per annum

In May 2020, King’s Mill Hospital, where 90% of our services are based, was rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and is the only Outstanding hospital in the East Midlands. Newark Hospital and Mansfield Community Hospital are both rated Good and all 15 of our services are rated Good for Safety with five Outstanding services.

Safe, patient centred care is delivered by well supported people and in 2018 and 2019 colleagues at Sherwood rated us the best Acute Trust in the Midlands. In 2019, in the Freedom to Speak Up Index, we were the top rated Acute Trust in the East Midlands.

We provide outstanding healthcare from modern buildings and increasingly across the community to 500,000 people in Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark, Sherwood and parts of Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. We work with 5,000 colleagues in our three hospitals – King’s Mill, Newark and Mansfield Community and we have well established relationships with partners in health and social care through the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership.

We are growing an open, inclusive and diverse culture. We have an exciting future ahead of us and we would like you to be part of it.

Richard Mitchell, Chief Executive Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS FT - 2020


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, skilled and experienced Clinical Physiologist to join our friendly cardiovascular team. Our service provision covers invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures. The successful candidate will have advanced specialist skills in Echocardiography and hold BSE certification.

You will work as an independent practitioner within a multidisciplinary department, contributing to the comprehensive range of investigative procedures. This highly specialised cardiac post requires a sound and proven solid skills base which will be rewarded with the opportunity for further personal development and exposure to an wide range of investigations.

The none invasive physiologist will experience Standard Echo adult and Paediatric, TOE, DSE and Bike stress testing, we have visiting consultants for Paediatric and GUCH clinics, basic non-invasive tests such as exercise stress test, head up tilt tests, ambulatory monitoring and analysis. The department is open during the hours of 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday with the Staff working a compressed 4 day week. This post will also include managerial responsibilities to the junior staff and the smooth running of the services.

The department is committed to provide patients with an excellent quality service and actively encourages staff professional development and training. RCCP / HCPC registration would be an advantage.

The successful applicant must:

• Have specialised knowledge and significant experience in Echocardiography
• Hold the BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent
• Hold BSE certification
• Have experience of cardiology procedures
• Have practical experience in Cardiology at an independent practice level

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDavid HentonJob titleLead Cardiac PhysiologistEmail addressDavid.Henton@nhs.netTelephone number01623 622515Additional contact information

David Henton, Lead Cardiac Physiologist 01623 622515 or Email

If you would like this information in an alternative format or in a different language please contact us on 01623 622515 ext 3271. Please note that we no longer accept handwritten/paper applications and that the email address given on your application will be used for all correspondence regarding this post.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Priority for vacancies at the Trust will be given to existing NHS employees of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust whose roles are currently at risk of redundancy due to organisational change.

Only applications received on or before the vacancy's closing date will be considered for short listing. This is to ensure that the Trust meets its commitment to Equality of Opportunity.

In submitting an application, you authorise Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any current and previous NHS Service details and you agree to the Trust obtaining and transferring personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be shared using the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and third party systems via an automated process and will only be used for the purposes of maintaining your employment record.

Please note if you are successful in obtaining this position and the post involves regulated activity you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check. The Trust will pay for the check initially and the money will then be deducted from your first month’s salary. The current price of a check is £47.50 plus VAT for an enhanced and £29.50 plus VAT for a standard check. Further details of the Disclosure & Barring Service check will be confirmed upon offer of employment.

For further information on the Trust, please visit our website.

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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