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Respiratory Clinical Physiologist

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£25,147 to £42,618 a year pro rata dependent on experience
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Join us and you could live and work in an area, which boasts Blue Flag beaches, areas of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty', market towns and picturesque villages. Not only is the area steeped in history, but it offers affordable housing, outstanding schools and excellent transport links to some of the most vibrant cities in the North of England.

We are looking for an experienced band 6 Respiratory Physiologist to join our small friendly Physiological Measurements team. Routine clinical work of the Physiological Measurements team includes provision of Respiratory physiology investigations at both Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital (DPOW) and Scunthorpe General Hospital (SGH), Urodynamic investigations, Bone Densitometry and Vascular ultrasound. This post is Respiratory based, however, the opportunity to diversify between modalities is a possibility, making this an exceptional opportunity for the right applicant.

This is a part time (30 hours per week) permanent post, based between DPOW and SGH, dependent on waiting list demands, therefore flexibility is required. The trust offers a hospital link shuttle bus available to book for travel between sites.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have a BSc Respiratory Physiology / Healthcare Science or equivalent qualification and ideally hold ARTP part 1 and part 2 qualifications or have a willingness to work towards, to be able to provide a high standard of patient care to both out-patients and in-patients. Consideration may be given to applicants as a development role salary will be based on experience. The successful applicant will demonstrate good organisational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise workload, communicate effectively with staff and patients. Also being capable of deputising in the absence of the Lead Respiratory Physiologist if required.

The role involves performing, interpreting, and reporting on a wide range of basic and advanced respiratory investigations including:


Lung Volume measurements via Body Plethysmography and Nitrogen Washout

Gas transfer measurements

Reversibility studies

6-minute walk tests

Overnight oximetry

Arterial blood gas collection / analysis

Respiratory muscle function testing

Hypoxic challenge testing and

Mannitol challenge testing.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oBSc in Clinical Physiology / Healthcare Science or equivalent - e.g. HNC + professional body examinations + experience
  • oRCCP/AHCS or HCPC registration or willingness to work towards.


  • oARTP part 1 and part 2.
  • oAdult teaching qualification or willingness to work towards.

Occupational Experience


  • oReporting of Respiratory examinations.
  • oDemonstrates commitment to Continuing Professional Development.


  • oExperience of teaching large groups.

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital / Scunthorpe General Hospital

Scartho Road


DN33 2BA

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