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Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist (Cardio Respiratory)

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 30 hours per week

Do you want to help develop and provide services in a new Community Diagnostic Centre?

Would weekend working be beneficial for your lifestyle?

We have an opportunity to work at Selby Hospital during the week to support the new CDC service. The weekend work will be to support the Inpatient Echocardiography service at York Hospital.We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 7 Cardiac Physiologist, specialising in Echocardiography. The candidate should have BSE accreditation and experience performing transthoracic echocardiography. The department is committed to continuing professional development, with many staff undertaking post graduate and professional qualifications.

This role would be ideal for a Physiologist looking to take the next step in their career, or who is already established at this level but would like a new challenge and to work in the community. We require the successful candidate to be confident in working independently and autonomously.

The department has departmental BSE accreditation.

Main duties of the job

The candidate will be expected to perform TTE unassisted, for outpatients in the community that have been referred from primary care through specific pathways. They will also be required to perform TTE on inpatients during their time in secondary care. They will need to triage effectively and support the development of GP pathways.

At this level you will also be expected to participate in aspects of service management, including quality assurance, service planning, workforce planning, appraisal, and student supervision.

We are a teaching hospital with students at all levels training in echocardiography within the department. These include STP, ETP and SpR's.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:

Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants

27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)

A generous relocation package of up to 30% of salary (capped at �18k) to support with relocation expenses for hard to fill positions where relocation would be an expectation to undertake the role fully. If you would like to discuss a potential relocation package, please speak to the recruiting department/manager.

A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave

Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme

NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme

An extensive range of learning and development opportunities

Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Please note that if a high number of applications are received this advert may close early. You are advised to submit you application at the earliest opportunity.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else

Person Specification



  • BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent formal specialist training, plus knowledge of specialist procedures acquired through specialist courses or training/experience to advance level.
  • BSE TTE adult accreditation (holds or has previously held with CPD)



  • Appropriate post qualification experience and familiarity with the range of basic and advanced Cardiac and Respiratory investigations.


  • Supervisory experience.
  • Managerial experience.

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


York Hospital/Selby Hospital


YO31 8HE

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