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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/10/2019.

Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist - Pacing

Job Reference: 370-HS7ECG-29

Employer:
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
ECG
Location:
Warrington
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.


Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist - Pacing

Full Time (Part-time will be considered)

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our pacing team and to work within a busy, friendly and expanding Cardio-Respiratory Department. We currently undertake a wide variety of non-invasive and invasive tests.

The Cardiology service at the Trust is about to enter an exciting period of change with the recruitment of an 8th cardiologist.

The department already has a busy pacing service which includes the implantation and follow-up of brady pacemakers, and an ICD deactivation service. Future plans will include the development of nurse / physiologist led ILR implants.

All physiologists are encouraged to attend relevant course/meetings as continued professional development and a lot of investment is being put into staff training.

You will also be expected to participate in the training of all junior staff including physiologists, medical and nursing.

As part of the pacing team you will be expected to help develop the area of pacing and devices liaising with the Cardio-Respiratory Manager and the Cardiologists. Participation in the training of all junior staff including physiologists, medical and nursing as well as the BSc Clinical Physiology students on placement from Manchester Metropolitan University.

As part of the role the successful applicant will be expected to manage and develop an appropriate specific area within the department this will be decided on experience after interview.

The successful applicant should have the relevant experience of working within a Cardio-Respiratory Department required to take on this senior role and be able to demonstrate continuing professional development. BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent, HRUK or equivalent accreditation and ILS are all essential for this position.

 




This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.


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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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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