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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/02/2021.

Senior Clinical Fellow in Electrophysiology

Job Reference: 130-30154267-290121-MDU

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Electrophysiology, Cardiology
Morriston Hospital, Swansea
£32,896 - £51,724 per annum, paid monthly

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Applications are invited for this exciting post in a major tertiary cardiac centre in South Wales. The fellow will undergo extensive sub-specialty training in diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology including the modern management of cardiac arrhythmias, radiofrequency ablation, implantable defibrillators and complex pacing for arrhythmias and heart failure. The EP service has EHRA accreditation as a training centre.

This post is available from 1st August 2021 for an initial period of 12 months, with a possibility of extension and is suitable for a candidate with MRCP (or equivalent). An NTN in Cardiology (or equivalent) is required, with broad experience in general and interventional cardiology, including operating independently when performing and high levels of experience in pacemaker implantation as a first operator.

The post is ideally suited for a person in their last 2 years of training who wishes to pursue a career in cardiac electrophysiology. Morriston Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services including cardiac surgery to a population of 1 million in South West Wales. There are three catheter/EP laboratories and a separate pacing lab. Large volumes of conventional and complex ablation take place, together with ICD and biventricular pacemaker implants. The on-call rota is 1:10 inclusive and is New Deal and EWTD compliant.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJames BarryJob titleClinical Director and Consultant ElectrophysiologistTelephone number01792 704118Additional contact information

Prospective candidates are expected to visit the Cardiac Centre at Morriston Hospital informally in advance of any possible shortlisting or interview. Interested applicants are invited to contact:


Dr James Barry, Clinical Director and Consultant Electrophysiologist at Morriston Hospital 01792 704118


Dr Dewi Thomas, Consultant Electrophysiologist at Morriston Hospital 01792 532107


Dr Andrei Margulescu, Consultant Electrophysiologist at Morriston Hospital 01792 532107

Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK. If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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