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Main area
Healthcare Science/Cardiac Physiology
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (On call and 7 day working is required)
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Manchester Royal Infirmary
£41,659 - £47,672 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
05/10/2022 23:59

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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Advanced Specialist Cardiac Physiologist Echocardiography

Band 7

Job overview

We provide all the physiology services you would expect from a leading tertiary referral cardiology centre in imaging TTE, Physiologist TOE and Stress echocardiography which comprises of  Dobutamine Stress Echo, Bike Stress Echocardiography and Treadmill

Our Cardiac Rhythm Management team provide Complex device implantation and follow up, SICD Implant and follow up , Laser lead extraction and have a Physiologist led Linq Implant service and we have two dedicated Electrophysiology Lab with complex 3D mapping.

Currently we are the UK core lab for TAVI

We are the leading provider for both undergraduate and post graduate specialist training for in Healthcare Science for Manchester Metropolitan University

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, communicative team player. You will be committed to continually improving your professional skills and those of the department.


Main duties of the job

1) Independently practices with a high level of skill and autonomy at Advance Specialist level in Cardiac Imaging

2) Independently practices with a high level of skill and autonomy a wide range of other cardiac physiology procedures

3) Provides effective day-to-day leadership of the cardiac physiology team within the advanced specialist field and other areas when required

4) Actively participates in practical & theoretical training & development of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals from inside and outside of the organisation

5) Participates in cardiac & associated medical research as integral to the role

6) To undertake any other duties which is deemed appropriate to the band when requested by Principal Cardiac physiologist

Working for our organisation

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year. 

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary. 

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022. 

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable. 
At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading.   So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’ that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification.  This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’.  Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form. 

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England’ website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post.  As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you.  If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Person specification

Education/ Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • BSc Clinical Physiology/ MSc Healthcare Science
  • BSE Accredited
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching qualification


Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 2 years post undergraduate qualification experience.
  • Practical & formal teaching of Cardiac Physiologists and other HCPs
  • Multi-disciplinary teamwork
Desirable criteria
  • Tertiary cardiac physiology practise
  • Invasive cardiac physiology practise
  • Participation in cardiac research
  • Experience in advanced techniques (Stress Echocardiography Transoesophageal 3D Transthoracic)
  • Experience in ACDH/paediatric cardiography

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Wendy Gamlin
Job title
Principal Cardiac Physiologist
Email address
Telephone number
0161 276 6740
Additional information

Keith Pearce Consultant cardiac Physiologist

Tel 0161 291 4609

Wendy Gamlin Principal cardiac Physiologist

Tel 0161 276 6740

Stuart Allen Principal Cardiac Physiologist


If you have problems applying, contact

Parkway 1
Parkway Business Centre
MFT Recruitment Office
M14 7LU
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