Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist - Respiratory/Sleep - #49055

Northern Care Alliance NHS Group


Date: 1 week ago
City: Bury
Salary: £43,742 - £50,056 per year
Contract type: Full time

Job overview

The Northern Care Alliance are looking for a motivated Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist to work In the Respiratory / Sleep Service based at Fairfield General Hospital with occasional cross site working at the new Community Diagnostic Centre in Oldham and The Royal Oldham Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the team at Band 7 level. You will be required to provide and undertake a broad range of respiratory/sleep investigations and work both independently and as part of a team. In addition you will need to provide support to other roles within the Respiratory/Sleep Service.

You will hold a BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology degree or equivalent and have the appropriate post qualification experience in a range of respiratory/sleep investigations and advanced techniques.


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Main duties of the job

  • Ability to perform a wide range of Respiratory/Sleep investigations and/or have the highest level of specialist skills and knowledge within relevant field.
  • Provide a highly specialised Clinical Respiratory/Sleep Service for a designated area to patients of all ages from a range of specialities which are essentially cardio-thoracic in nature.
  • Undertake interpretation of results and provision of subjective reports.
  • Provide advice to clinicians.
  • Deputise, in conjunction with colleagues from each designated area, in the absence of the service manager to ensure the smooth day to day operation of the service.
  • Participate in the development and training of Clinical Physiologists and other staff within the designated area.
  • Work collaboratively on a day to day basis with colleagues to ensure that the daily workload needs are met.

Working for our organisation

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives. As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we’re always looking for people who demonstrate our three

core values - care, appreciate and inspire – to join our team. In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a betterwork-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information

around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

https://www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.


Person specification

Essentail and desireable

Essential criteria
  • BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology degree or equivalent
  • RCCP registration
  • Ability to interpret highly specialist respiratory investigations
  • Perform a wide range of Respiratory/Sleep Investigations and/or have the highest level of specialist skills and knowledge within relevant field
  • ARTP Part 1
Desirable criteria
  • Training and assessing qualification
  • Supervisory experience
  • Management experience
  • Knowledge of PTL/ waiting list
  • Teaching and training skills

Essentail and desireable

Essential criteria
  • BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology Degree or equivalent
  • RCCP Registration
  • Ability to perform a wide range of respiratory/Sleep investigations
Desirable criteria
  • Training and assessing qualification
  • Knowledge of PTL/Waiting lists
  • Management experience
We understand the importance of balancing work and home life. We are committed to supporting flexible working for our people wherever possible and all our colleagues are given the opportunity to discuss potential for flexible working. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) serves a diverse population, and each Care Organisation works hard to ensure all services are accessible and fair.

We respect the value of difference. So, our aim is to employ a workforce representative of the communities we serve. Regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, trans status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, all are welcome.

We also warmly welcome interest from serving and ex-personnel, and their relatives. Please identify that you are a member of the armed forces community on your application form to be entitled to a guaranteed interview (subject to essential criteria being met). As a Disability Confident Employer, guaranteed interviews are also available to disabled applicants when essential role requirements have been met.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact [email protected]

In applying for this post, you give the Trust permission to use your data for recruitment purposes.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process.

Keep up to date with the latest job opportunities and information across the Northern Care Alliance by following us on Twitter and Facebook: @NCACareersNHS

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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