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Senior Sleep Physiologist - Clinical Scientist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic well motivated individual to work within the sleep team. This is a rapidly growing service and we require an individual with the drive and ambition to help the sleep service lead and senior leadership team to move the service forward within the evolving field of sleep medicine, providing high standards of patient care in keeping with trust values.

Applicants who are currently completing PTP, STP or PG Cert in sleep medicine would be considered.

Main duties of the job

Duties would include analysis of home multi-channel sleep studies and more complex inpatient studies. Initiating patients onto CPAP therapy and monitoring those on long term therapy in physiologist/nurse led clinics. Please see attached job description.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find details of the personal specifications and job description for this vacancy in the further information.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent experience or equivalent degree
  • Knowledge of specialist procedures acquired through specialist/management courses or training/experience to advanced level e.g. highly complex polysomnography)
  • ARTP/RCCP/HCPC / RCN Professional Register
  • Teaching/Training certificate


  • ECNE Part 1/RPSGT credential



  • Experience as an independent practitioner across the range of routine and specialised sleep investigations and therapeutic interventions with theoretical and practical knowledge of a range of work procedures and practices
  • Specialist experience/training in areas of sleep measurement and therapeutics
  • Experience of managing an area of specialty
  • Budgetary experience
  • Research/Audit


  • Commissioning experience

Skills, ability and knowledge


  • Excellent knowledge of diagnostic investigations and interpretation.
  • Knowledge of patient pathways for disease management
  • Knowledge of organisational and personnel management
  • Able to prioritise workload as changes occur and to simultaneously focus on a particular task to meet set deadlines


  • Excellent working knowledge of IT systems
  • Knowledge of current NHS Agenda

Personal Qualities


  • Professional manner
  • Good interpersonal and inter agency working skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke Hospital

Newcastle Road



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