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Senior Perfusionist

Job Reference: 358-2917360-RRC

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

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

Band 8A

£45,753.00– £51,668.00 per annum

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 including Adults, Paediatrics and ECMO.

The post is a permanent post within the department in order to expand the Perfusion Service in anticipation for the move of Paediatric services to the Leicester Royal Infirmary in April 2021

The department currently undertakes 1300 adult and 380 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 01162583069 Additional contact information

For further information and/or an informal visit please contact Andrew Tebbatt, Principal Perfusionist or 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.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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