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Respiratory Physiology
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
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£30,401 - £37,267 per annum
25/09/2019 23:59

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Specialist Respiratory Physiologist

Band 6

A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated respiratory and sleep physiologist to join our friendly Lung Function and Sleep Services team, to enable the expansion of our wide range of lung function diagnostics and sleep services across the NUH campus. You will need excellent interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team, and will play a key role in providing a wide range of high quality diagnostic tests and services. You will gain experience in performing a full range of complex lung function tests to nationally recognised guidelines, and will be able to further develop your skills in sleep diagnostics, CPAP and NIV delivery. In addition, you will be participating in national clinical trials and research within the Trust, in the delivery of training to STP and PTP trainees, and training courses to primary care staff.

We are a progressive, enthusiastic team waiting to welcome new members and actively encourage continued professional development.

Applicants should have experience working as a qualified respiratory physiologist (minimum of Band 5) or basic grade respiratory and sleep scientist. You should hold a BSc in Clinical Physiology/Clinical Measurement Science or MSc in Clinical Science, plus knowledge and experience in specialist procedures. You should also have a relevant professional qualifications (ARTP Practitioner/Part 1/Part 2/IARS National Assessment Part 1) and should be registered with or working towards gaining registration with RCCP or AHCS.

If you are currently an experienced physiologist or scientist looking to develop your clinical skills, or wanting to gain a broader range of clinical experience and further enhance your potential then this is an ideal opportunity to develop your career in respiratory and sleep sciences. The salary scale is dependent upon relevant transferable knowledge and skills.

Successful applicants will require an enhanced disclosure from the criminal records bureau.

You will be based primarily at the QMC campus, but will participate in cross site working between the QMC, City campus and Treatment Centre departments.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest in the UK with an annual budget of more than £500 million. It was formed on 1 April 2006, when two top-rated trusts - Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital - merged in order to develop a range of high-quality, sustainable patient services across the two campuses. As a major teaching Trust, NUH enjoys close links with the city's universities and attracts and develops the highest calibre of staff. It continues to be the hospital of choice for patients, encourage investment and remain at the forefront of research.

To enable you to experience our unique working environment and to give us the opportunity to offer you a more detailed insight into the role, we would encourage you to call and arrange an informal visit to the department.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Laura Watson, Principal Respiratory Clinical Physiologist/Service Manager on 0115 9249924 ext 64470 or e-mail