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Specialist Cardiac Physiologist / Healthcare Scientist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Per Annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Cardiac Physiologist / Healthcare Scientist - Band 5 / 6

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, dynamic individuals to join our team at Manchester Foundation Trust who will rotate between sites to provide cardiac diagnostic services both in large tertiary centres, district generals, 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 for service provision.

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

Any enquires are welcomed and if you wish to arrange an informal visit of the department do not hesitate to contact us.

Main duties of the job

Provides service in all areas of non-invasive cardiology Trustwide, but predominantly at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Trafford General Hospitals.

Supports advanced specialist procedures as 2nd operator under the supervision of an advanced or expert practitioner.

Works in the catheter laboratory in a wide range of procedures and participates in the on call service for primary angioplasty.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & 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 Electronic Patient Record system which 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 Green Plan which sets 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

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.

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 Clinical Physiology/BSc Healthcare Science or MSc Healthcare Science or equivalent
  • Regular attendance at professional bodies' educational meetings (BSE,BCIS, etc)


  • Voluntary Registration with ACHCS or HCPC
  • Working towards BSE Adult TTE Accreditation
  • Working towards BHRS Accreditation



  • Qualifying length of service for state registration in cardiac physiology


  • Tertiary cardiac physiology practise
  • Participation in cardiac research
  • Formal teaching of Cardiac Physiologists & other HCPs
  • Multi-disciplinary team work



  • Practises a wide range of specialist cardiac physiology diagnostics and interventions.
  • Acquiring & imparting complex knowledge in challenging environments
  • High level analytical & judgement for evaluation of complex clinical data
  • Communication skills
  • Organisation of self and others


  • Leadership/Management



  • Up-to-date specialist knowledge of cardiac physiology
  • Understands the role of cardiac physiology within the NHS
  • Understands the general organisation of the NHS
  • Recognises the implications of the NSFs, NICE, Occupational standards and other applicable NHS directives

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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