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Senior Respiratory Physiologist

Job Reference: 275-2001SRP2-01-A

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
MMH, Gillingham
Band 6 £30,401 - £37,267 per annum/pro rata

Are you committed to delivering the best of care through the best of people?

Senior Respiratory Physiologist / Respiratory Physiologist Developmental Role

Band 6: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum / pro rata or

Band 5: £24,214 - £30,112 per annum / pro rata

1 year fixed term contract

Interview Date: Week commencing 10th February 2020

30 hours per week

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved.

With strong leadership the day to day experience for our teams is a great one, staff are valued, excellent quality care is provided and the passion for continuous improvement is high.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; we also offer an excellent benefits package which includes onsite childcare facilities, various salary sacrifice schemes and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Flexible working opportunities within the Trust are on the rise, giving employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work. Timewise Power 50 awards celebrate the achievements of senior business leaders who work part-time, at Medway NHS Foundation Trust we are proud that one of our very own consultant anaesthetists was recognised as Power Part-Timers 2019.

As an employee at Medway NHS Foundation Trust you will be encouraged and empowered to be yourself at your very best through our ‘You Are The Difference’ programme. Our departments across the Trust will give you the opportunity to utilise and enhance your talents to assist us in the development of shaping the future of Medway NHS Foundation Trust

We are recruiting for a Senior Respiratory / Respiratory Physiologist who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and who has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our multi-disciplinary team to deliver a range of diagnostic tests.

The person appointed must be able to perform routine lung function tests including spirometry, lung volumes, transfer factor and reversibility as well as have experience in hypoxic challenge testing, 6MWT and MIPs/ MEPs. They will also be required to support the sleep service and it would be an advantage to have experience in CPAP and overnight oximetry.

Applicants should have a BSc in Respiratory Physiology or equivalent, have ARTP part I and ideally part II, and be registered on the RCCP voluntary register with at least 1 years post qualification experience in a respiratory department for the Band 6 role.

Newly qualified physiologists will be considered for the Band 5 developmental role

Short term accommodation is usually available.

You will share our values and have our ambition to be the BEST!

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal visit or discussion please contact Carla Paradela by email

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.

Please note any correspondence following the application will be sent via and/or the Trust's Resourcing Team.

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity for everyone and will guarantee an interview to any disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

Medway NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of vulnerable adults and children.

Medway Maritime Hospital is a smoke free site. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors. This will ensure that the hospital is a better place to work and a better place for our patients to be treated

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