Current vacancies at the Trust

Healthcare Scientist Specialist/Cardiac Physiologist- Research & Education Lead

Band 8a

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Cardiac Physiology
Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£46,897 - £54,983 p.a inclusive of HCA
25/03/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Cardiac Physiologist – (Clinical Scientist) Research & Education Lead

A local short term Recruitment and Retention Pay supplement of £5,130 p.a is also available for this post.

Be part of something amazing.

Located in the heart of London directly opposite the Houses of Parliament, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a dynamic, highly rated and diverse cardiovascular centre offering excellent career options to Cardiac Physiologists / Clinical Scientists. We are also part of Kings Health Partners’ one of a small number of academic health science centres in the UK We have a cutting edge research programme in to which all of the team are fully integrated. We provide all the Physiology services you would expect from a leading tertiary referral centre as well as state of the art techniques such as an integrated XMR facility, integrated CT/MRI, an integrated multi-disciplinary heart failure and adult congenital services.

We are looking for an inspirational figure to join our senior team in leading research, innovation and education within Cardiac Rhythm Management.   You will be joining an organisation that is recognised as leaders in Cardiac Physiology with opportunity to deliver advanced practice such as Physiologist lead ILR implants, Physiologist lead clinics and support in developing personal academic goals. You will need a passion for teaching a range of healthcare professional and have the ability to communicate complex information to a range of stakeholders.

You will be a RCCP / AHCS registered practitioner or HCPC registered clinical scientist with a relevant master’s level qualification or doctorate. You will have relevant professional qualifications. Evidence of post-graduate development is essential (either BHRS or IBHRE accreditations expected for this role).

The trust has excellent transport links and is a ‘family friendly’ employer. There is an on-site nursery, gym, cinema, library, social club and swimming pool to help you enjoy a healthy lifestyle and maintain a great work/life balance.

On line application is the only method of application, quoting the appropriate reference number.

Closing date: 25th March 2018 at midnight
Interview date: 19th April 2018

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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 a site visit, please contact Mark Squirrell on 07956 403051 (e-mail

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7188

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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