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Healthcare Scientist Neurophysiology - MEG Service

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a unique opportunity for a role within the clinical neurophysiology service at BWC and the MEG service at Aston University. The post-holder will share their time between the two departments and develop a clinical pipeline for our surgical patients as well looking at other clinical pathways.

The post-holder will be working with clinicians, researchers as well as key partners in the continued development of a MEG service.

Main duties of the job

This role is designed to give leadership and clinical expertise in the highly complex peri and intra operative monitoring service. The post holder will:
  • Perform a range of specialist healthcare science clinical, technical and scientific activities
  • Provide expert advice, opinion and training to own and other professionals in the field of complex neurophysiological investigations including MEG and will initiate and undertake research in this specialist field
  • Provide specialist training to own or other disciplines and lead/manage the MEG team

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Professional registration


  • Clinical registration to practice


  • Clinical Scientist
  • Consultant Clinical Scientist

Clinical experience


  • Neurophysiological diagnostic techniques


  • Long term EEG monitoring
  • IONM
  • Evoked potentials
  • Source localisation
  • Imaging modalities

Service development


  • Experience in service development


  • Leading a new service
  • Clinical audit experience
  • Innovation
  • Clinical governance experience

Research skills


  • Research experience


  • Leading a study
  • Advanced research skills and experience
  • Lecturing/teaching experience

Personal attributes


  • Team member skills
  • Communication skills
  • Compassion/empathy
  • Ambitious
  • Brave

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Neurophysiology Department, Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse Lane



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