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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/05/2021.

Basic Grade Clinical Perfusionist (XR07)

Job Reference: 298-CRS-384

298 Perfusion - LGI
The Leeds General Infirmary
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

An excellent opportunity has arisen to appoint a fixed term Basic Grade Clinical Perfusionist to our existing Clinical Perfusion Team at Leeds General Infirmary.

The department provides a complete range of cardiac services from neonatal to adult patients, including ECMO, intra-aortic balloon pumping and intra-operative cell salvage. We perform approximately 1200 combined adult and paediatric cardiac cases annually.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-motivated individual to further enhance our highly professional team. Applicants should be competent in a range of perfusion techniques, have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary surgical team. Experience with centrifugal pumps, ECMO and paediatric perfusion is advantageous, however training will be given.

The successful candidate will be required to fully participate pro rata in the 24-hour on-call service. Due to an anticipated reduction in activity during the continued pandemic, this post is advertised as part-time to be worked over 2-3 days per week.

You must be accredited by the Society of Clinical Perfusion Scientists of Great Britain and Ireland and registered with the College of Clinical Perfusion Scientists and fulfill the registration criteria to date.

Informal visits may be arranged by contacting Andrew Nichols, Perfusion Manager or Tracy Massey, Deputy Perfusion Manager on 0113 3925342



This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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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