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Cardiac Physiologist

Band 6

Main area
Speciality Medicine
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tunbridge Wells
£28,050 - £36,644 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.

We offer Training sessions and weekly echocardiography meetings. We have excellent support from the Consultant cardiologists.

We are looking for an enthusiastic dynamic band  6 Cardiac Physiologists with at least 2 years’ experience in invasive / non-invasive cardiology, ideally with BSE accreditation, or a band 5 working towards BSE accreditation, having completed the BSE  theory exam. We would encourage working towards RCCP registration. 

This is an opportunity for a Physiologist with substantial experience looking for greater responsibility and career development or a dynamic, highly motivated progressing band 6.  Continued professional development is important to our team and post graduate training is actively encouraged.

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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For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact jane Highland on 01892 634066