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Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced and enthusiastic physiologist within the field of Neurophysiology? If you are looking to expand your knowledge and potential, we are one of the largest Neurophysiology units in the UK looking to recruit two talented physiologists to join our established, friendly team.

Based across 4 of the hospital sites that make up Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), we have departments in Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital, Wythenshawe Hospital and the North Manchester Hospital sites. All site departments work as one to make up the Neurophysiology Directorate, with physiologists rotating across sites where necessary.

Routine and non routine testing is undertaken on both adult and paediatric patients, along with specialist services including regular paediatric Intraoperative Monitoring on patients undergoing corrective spinal surgery.

The service is also a partnership Trust in the North Children's Epilepsy Surgery Service (NorCESS) undertaking specialist Neurophysiology including sEEG and ECoG

Main duties of the job

The job holder will provide highly complex, specialist, clinical neurophysiology services to patients across all departments, adults and paediatrics. Undertaking regular highly specialist neurophysiological monitoring, which may include intraoperative monitoring on patients undergoing spinal surgery and/or those on the epilepsy surgery pathway undergoing invasive intracranial monitoring. All highly specialist services are undertaken at the Oxford Rd campus in the Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital.

The post holder will be required, as part of a rota, to provide neurophysiological services at the satellite unit based at the Wythenshawe hospital site.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & 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 & beyond, we champion collaborative working & 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 & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new 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 wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Plan, perform and interpret a range of basic and highly specialist Neurophysiological investigations to a high level of competence and following current standard techniques.

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 (Hons) Healthcare Science (Neurophysiology) or equivalent.
  • Appropriate post grad experience


  • ANS registration
  • RCCP registration

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust




M13 9WL

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