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Senior Cardiac Physiologist

Job Reference: 358-2775099-RRC-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cardiac Investigations
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 £31,365-£37,890 pa

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Senior Cardiac Physiologist


Band 6

37.5 hours per week

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



University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is based across three sites 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, and routinely performing complex interventional techniques on adult and congenital patients.


We have a vacancy at band 6 and are looking for physiologists to join our progressive and enthusiastic team. In return we are able to offer access to training and development opportunities and a wide variety of procedures.


Working within a fast paced environment with a strong and friendly team you will provide a variety of basic and complex investigations to the whole of Leicestershire and The East Midlands, maintaining excellent standards of service and care. You will be specialised in a full range of invasive and non-invasive investigations available in the Cardiac Investigations Department across our 3 sites. We have 6 catheter labs, including our new dedicated paediatric lab at our Leicester Royal Infirmary site. The remaining 5 labs are at Glenfield Hospital where we perform PCI, TAVI, Complex device implantation, Electrophysiology and radiofrequency ablation procedures including 3D mapping for AF and VT.


The department runs a 24/7 catheter lab on call service (including Primary PCI and Paediatric procedures); participation on the on call rota is a key requirement of this role at band 6 level.


The Trust is implementing 7 day working , so the successful applicant will be expected to work weekends and bank holidays as part of their shift patterns if required.


Please note, as a result of the current pandemic, interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams. Interview date is 29th June.


To enable you to experience our working environment and to give us the opportunity to offer you a more detailed insight into the positions, we would greatly encourage you to come to the department for an informal visit and discussion.


For further information about the post, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:


Shirley Richardson, Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist, head of Invasive services and Devices Clinic on 0116 250 2916




All candidates should be on or eligible to join the voluntary RCCP register.

If this post interests you, we would encourage you to come for an informal visit, or call for a chat or further information.




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.

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