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Specialised Cardiac Physiologist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Specialised Cardiac Physiology
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Blackpool Hospitals NHS foundation Trust
£31,365 to £37,890
01/06/2020 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance.  Working patterns such as; part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored.  We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview



The Lancashire Cardiac Centre is a tertiary cardiac provider for the people of Lancashire & Cumbria. The centre has a well-established invasive and non-invasive services covering a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services, these include;

Cardiac angiography & intervention, including Primary PCI with on-call, TAVI, ASD/PFO/LAA closure, device implants including ICD’s and CRT’s, device follow-ups, EP simple and complex, including Mapping, Laser and CRYO techniques. Echocardiography, including TOE, contract/bubble and DSE. All these areas are developing rapidly with new technology.

Due to one of our staff relocating there is an opportunity for a Band 6 Cardiac Physiologists within the Cardiac Investigations Unit . Candidates should have good experience in cardiology procedures and are looking to progress their career in a speciality such as  Echocardiography,  Pacing and or Electrophysiology.

We are looking for Physiologists who will relish the challenge of being part of our busy team that will be taking our department forward into the future. The post holder will possess BSc in clinical physiology or equivalent and be on the RCCP register

As a multidisciplinary department the successful candidate will be expected to work unsupervised in most areas and developed in the field of speciality. Candidates who may lack experience in some areas will be provided with training plans devised by our training manager to address their training needs.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Angelic Goode (01253) 957742; Gillian Burnett (01253) 957740; Daniel Crook (01253) 957735