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Craniofacial Morphometrics Clinical Scientist

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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The role of the Computer Vision Scientist is to carry out the assessment, data acquisition, data processing and data analysis (principally statistical shape modelling and image analysis) of patients referred to the Craniofacial service, Alder Hey, with craniofacial disorders due to conditions described in service specification EL(98)(1) ie craniosynostosis, craniosynostosis syndromes, encephalocoeles and orbital dystopia. In addition, image analysis for patients with other craniofacial deformity out with the standard service specification.

The post holder will work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary craniofacial team in providing timely statistical shape modelling data on an individual patient basis and in a format that can be viewed on PACS in order to inform clinical decision making and analysis of outcomes.

Main duties of the job

The role will require the post holder to be involved in the assessment, data acquisition, processing and analysis for patients who are referred to the Craniofacial team. The post holder will be an integral part of the service supporting the multidisciplinary team as well as working with other key partners.

About us

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of specialist health care to over 275,000 children and young people each year. In addition to the hospital site located in the West Derby area of Liverpool, Alder Hey has a presence in community outreach sites and, in collaboration with other providers, our clinicians help deliver care closer to patients' homes by holding local clinics at locations from Cumbria to Shropshire, in Wales and the Isle of Man.

We currently have more than 4,000 staff working across our community and hospital sites. We're also a teaching and training hospital providing education and training to around 540 medical and over 500 nursing and allied health professional students each year.

As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

You can expect a warm welcome at Alder Hey Childrens NHS Foundation Trust, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At Alder Hey we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

Great flexible working opportunities

Discounted gym membership

Lease car scheme and Home Electronics Scheme

Generous annual leave and pension scheme

Extensive staff health and well-being programmes

Job description

Job responsibilities

The main responsibilities for this role are provided in the attached job description/person specification

Person Specification

oDegree level qualification and registration with HCPC as a clinical scientist


  • oDegree level qualification in a related subject
  • oEvidence of understanding of 3D analysis systems
  • oEvidence of understanding of 3D analysis systems
  • oEvidence of advanced knowledge in a scientific scripting or coding language


  • oEvidence of participation in research projects
  • oPresentation of research at National/International meeting

Employer details

Employer name

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Eaton Road


L12 2AP

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