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Job summary

Main area
respiratory Physiology and Sleep
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Job share
  • Flexible working
Job ref
435-MEC-408-22
Employer
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Blackburn Hospital
Town
Blackburn
Salary
£33,706 - £40,588 Pro Rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
02/03/2023 23:59

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Respiratory Physiologist

NHS AfC: Band 6

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 9,500 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Job overview

East Lancashire Hospitals is pleased to be able to advertise for Respiratory Physiology staff due to departmental expansion. We currently provide Respiratory and Sleep testing at Royal Blackburn Hospital and Burnley General Hospital sites but will from 2023 also be staffing Respiratory Testing at a new Community Diagnostic Hub site in Rawtenstall. We will require staff to be able to move between sites as required by the needs of the service so do need someone who is able to travel and has a car. 

The Respiratory Physiology and Sleep Department is a small team within a wider friendly and supportive Respiratory Directorate of around 250 staff, covering 4 acute wards, a day case unit, chest clinic, and community services.

Main duties of the job

You will be expected to autonomously perform and report a range of respiratory testing include full pulmonary function testing.

Working for our organisation

East Lancashire Hospitals Trust provides a wide range of health care to a diverse population of around 600 000 in the East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen areas. The local area is a mix of urban and rural settings with many great amenities on offer, including good transport infrastructure, housing, and great scenary. 

Services are delivered at two main sites - Royal Blackburn Hospital and Burnley General Hospital - with community hospitals at Accrington, Nelson and Clitheroe. The Trust also has peripheral community sites at a range of places.

The Trust is employs around 8 000 staff and is committed to staff training, development and welfare, providing a range of suppoartative services and benefits for staff.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see Job Description/Person Spec Document.........................................................................................................................................................................................

Person specification

travel

Essential criteria
  • Respiratory, Sleep, or Health Sciences Degree or Equivalent
  • ARTP Registration
  • NHS Expereince in role
  • Ability to travel

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Happy to Talk Flexible WorkingPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in PeopleCare quality commission - GoodDisability confident committedStep into health

Applicant requirements

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Clare Brown
Job title
Respiratory Physiology Team Leader
Email address
clare.brown@elht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01254 734063
Additional information

Please feel free to ring Clare to discuss the post or to arrange a visit

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Address
Employment Services
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
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