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Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist/Video EEG Telemetry Lead

Job Reference: 180-D-191178

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Division D - Clinical Neurophysiology
Addenbrookes, Cambridge
£44,606 - £50,819 p,a pro rata

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

The Clinical Neurophysiology department at Addenbrookes Hospital is seeking a Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist (Neurophysiology) to lead our Video EEG telemetry service.

Our friendly and cohesive department consists of 6 Consultant Neurophysiologists, 2 Specialist Registrars, 13 Specialist Clinical Physiologists and 3 Administrators.

The department provides the following services;

  • Outpatient routine, sleep and ambulatory EEGs on adults and paediatrics
  • Inpatient portable EEGs on a huge range of wards and ages
  • Adult video EEG telemetry
  • Paediatric video EEG telemetry
  • Visual evoked potentials
  • Pre-operative/ diagnostic/prognostic somatosensory evoked potentials
  • Nerve conduction studies/EMG
  • Intraoperative monitoring

The successful candidate will need a detailed understanding and experience in all of these investigations.

The role will include:

  • Working alongside senior physiologists and Consultant Neurophysiologists to manage the Clinical Neurophysiology workload and ensure that the service is delivered efficiently and effectively to a high clinical standard.
  • Leading the video EEG telemetry service with support from the lead physiologist.
  • Providing all other modalities of neurophysiology that the department deliver.
  • Being accountable for the teaching and development of the Clinical Physiologists and administrative staff in specific areas.
  • Work effectively as part of a team with the management group of Neurosciences.
  • Work across departments with service managers and the Operations Manager.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £47.50. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

The closing date for this vacancy is 27 August 2019

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rebecca Chiripanyanga - Lead Physiologist/Service Manager on


Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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.

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