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Chief Clinical Paediatric Sleep Physiologist

Job Reference: 312-RB-PA-6426

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Respiratory Department
South Kensington
£39,866 - £49,704 All Inclusive

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

We are passionate about what we do and the patients we serve. We are an equal opportunities employer and our patients are rich in diversity. We recruit to ensure we build a similarly diverse mix across our workforce. We are a values led organisation and we are rightly proud of our world class reputation and our people.

Royal Brompton Hospital

Chief Clinical Paediatric Sleep Physiologist

Band 7

Job Ref: RB/PA/6426

Permanent Full-time

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust is the UK’s largest post-graduate specialist heart and lung centre. We are a world famous organisation with a proud history in the investigation, treatment and research of heart and lung disease. From our two sites – in Chelsea, London and Harefield, Middlesex – we strive to develop our staff both personally and professionally to ensure our patients get a first class service they deserve.

An opportunity for a Clinical Paediatric Sleep Physiologist (Band 7) has become available. The post holder will join the world class Paediatric Respiratory Department at Royal Brompton Hospital. You will be part of the busy and friendly Respiratory Physiology team and Paediatric Respiratory Multidisciplinary team.

This exciting role involves leading the physiology service for sleep medicine in children’s services. The service is responsible for a variety of clinical responsibilities, performing a wide range of respiratory investigations. The successful candidate will lead and work clinically within the Children’s Sleep and Ventilation Unit, as well as in clinics, theatres and on the ward. Duties involve performing Sleep studies and other physiological tests such as spirometry, FeNO and pH studies. Ideally the candidate will have prior training and experience in these investigations, however comprehensive training will be provided.

The Sleep Service provides a wide range of investigations. We have a dedicated four bed unit. Currently we perform 1000 studies per year and provide a respiratory support service for children on non-invasive ventilation.

The candidate will also participate in the development of new diagnostic tests and clinical trials as part of our active research and development program.

Closing Date: 13th February 2019

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

For further details please contact: Pippa Hall, Lead Nurse Paediatric Respiratory 0207 351 8714 or Sarah Ollosson, Paediatric Respiratory Physiologist s.ollosson@rbht.nhs.uk0207 352 8121 Ext 2256 or Bleep 1289

For more information on the recruitment process please contact Nour Ibrahim, Human Resources Coordinator, on

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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