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Advanced Specialist Cardiac Physiologist Cardiac Rhythm Management
Band 7
Permanent: 7 day working
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (On call)
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Wythenshawe Hospital
Wythenshawe Manchester
£41,659 - £47,672 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Salary period
08/12/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Advanced Specialist Cardiac Physiologist Cardiac Rhythm Management

Band 7

Job overview

Band 7 Advanced Specialist Cardiac Physiologist Cardiac Rhythm Management  based at Wythenshawe 

 We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, dynamic individuals to join our Team at Manchester Foundation Trust Wythenshawe Hospital who will rotate between sites to provide Cardiac Diagnostic Services both in a large tertiary centre, District General and the community setting.

The department offers a full spectrum of Invasive and Non-Invasive cardiac diagnostic investigations and is committed to developing staff and actively developing new roles for service provision.

Our mission is to improve the health/quality of life for our patients by building an organisation that develops and invests in the individuals that work here and this can only be achieved with the recruitment of the right people.

Any Enquires are welcomed and if you wish to arrange an informal visit of the department do not hesitate to contact us.

Flexible working will be considered

Main duties of the job

Job Purpose

 Independently practises with a high level of skill and autonomy at Advance Specialist level in at least one field of tertiary cardiology

Independently practises with a high level of skill and autonomy a wide range of other cardiac physiology procedures

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

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

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

 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


Essential criteria
  • BSc Cardiac Clinical Physiology or Healthcare Science
  • Clinical Physiology/Healthcare Science or qualifying long service
  • BSE Accreditation or BHRS or IBHRE in Devices or Electrophysiology
  • State Registration RCCP
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching qualification


Essential criteria
  • Minimum 2 years at Band 6 level
  • Practical and formal teaching
  • Multi-disciplinary team work
Desirable criteria
  • Tertiary cardiac Physiology practice
  • Participation in cardiac research


Essential criteria
  • Comptent to practice a wide range of Cardiac Diagnostic procedures

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Keith Pearce
Job title
Consultant Cardiac Physiologist
Email address
Telephone number
0161 291 4609
Additional information

Andrea Arnold Principal Cardiac Physiologist 0161 291 4613

Janet Fallon  Principal Cardiac Physiologist 0161 291 4639

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