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Advanced Specialist Cardiac Physiologist- Echocardiography

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 7 - Advanced Specialist Cardiac Physiologist / Clinical Scientist - Echocardiography

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, dynamic individuals to join our team at Manchester Foundation Trust. Successful individuals will rotate between sites to provide Cardiac Diagnostic Services in Tertiary, District General and Community settings.

The department offers a full spectrum of invasive and non-invasive cardiac diagnostic investigations and is committed to developing staff, and actively developing new roles to enhance service provision.

Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life for our patients by building an organisation that develops and invests in the individuals that work here which can only be achieved with the recruitment of the right people.

All enquires are welcome and if you wish to arrange an informal visit, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Main duties of the job

Job Purpose

Independently practises echocardiography with a high level of skill and autonomy at advanced specialist level.

Independently practises a wide range of cardiac physiology procedures with a high level of skill and autonomy.

Provides effective day-to-day leadership of the cardiac physiology team within the field of echocardiography, and other areas when required.

Actively participates in the practical and theoretical training and development of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, both internal and external to the Trust.

Participates in cardiac & associated medical research and audit as integral to the role.

To undertake any other duties deemed appropriate to the band as requested by Principal Cardiac Physiologist / Clinical Scientist.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn and is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford and beyond, we champion collaborative working and transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient and staff experience, operational effectiveness and driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre and Education provider, offering a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. We're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and well-being and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • BSc Cardiac Clinical Physiology or Healthcare Science
  • Clinical Physiology/Healthcare Science or qualifying long service
  • BSE Accreditation in TTE


  • Teaching qualification
  • RCCP or HCPC Registered



  • Relevant experience at Band 6 level
  • Practical and formal teaching
  • Multi-disciplinary team work


  • Tertiary cardiac Physiology practice
  • Participation in cardiac research



  • Comptent to practice a wide range of Cardiac Diagnostic procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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