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Cardiac Physiologist

Band 5

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Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Pembury, Tunbridge Wells
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
05/06/2019 23:59


Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is located in the heart of Kent. Tunbridge Wells Hospital Is a modern single room facility that opened in 2011.We offer state of the art facilities. We are a friendly dynamic team, seeking to expand our services.

The department offers a range of invasive & non-invasive investigations including echocardiography, TOE, stress echo, contrast & bubble studies. Physiologist led exercise stress testing, ambulatory monitoring and complex invasive procedures including angiography, PCI, PPM, ICD service & supporting the chest pain clinics. We have close links to tertiary centres.

This is a training post, training sessions will be given and weekly echocardiography meetings. We have excellent support from the Consultant cardiologists. You will be given a mentor and have scheduled mentor meetings.

We are looking for an enthusiastic dynamic Cardiac Physiologist with at least 1 years’ experience in invasive / non-invasive cardiology. We would encourage working towards RCCP registration. You will be encouraged to keep evidence of PDP.

This is an opportunity for a Physiologist with some experience looking for greater responsibility and career development, dynamic, highly motivated progressing to a band 6.  Continued professional development is important to our team and post graduate training is actively encouraged. You will be given a mentor and learning opportunities. You would be required to work 08:30-16:30 x 5 days a week.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th June 2019 

Interviews: Thursday 13th June 2019 

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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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