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Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist (CRM) with recruitment and retention premium

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
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EDGH and Conquest
Eastbourne and Hastings
£31,383- 41,373 Plus R&R £5500
25/03/2018 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ), access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

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ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you).  Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or  Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.




Eastbourne and Hastings are delightful seaside resorts on the south coast with a renowned sunshine record and excellent recreational facilities. Eastbourne and Hastings are nestled by the sea with the beautiful South Downs and Beachy Head on our doorstep. The hospital facilities include staff accommodation, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool. 

Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist with Recruitment and Retention Premium

Specialising in Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM)                                     

 Full time 37.5 hours                                    

Band 7                                        

Salary Scale £31,383- £41,373 p.a.

Plus + £5,500 p.a RRP                                            



Due to expansion of our services at both sites, 2 posts have been created within our friendly but progressive and innovative department which supports ten Consultant Cardiologists. One post will be based mainly at the Conquest, and one mainly at Eastbourne.


You will specialise mainly in Devices including implantation and follow up of pacemakers of all modalities (around 400 implants per year), ICD implantation and follow-up, remote monitoring. You will be expected to take responsibility for the day to day running of the devices clinic including stock control and training.


There are 3 dedicated Cardiac Catheterisation laboratories and a separate pacing theatre across 2 sites.


You will also be involved in a very wide range of Cardiac techniques including angiography and PCI, ECG, 24 Hour Holter and BP Monitoring, Cardiomemo, and Exercise ECG (physiologist led). There will be opportunities to be involved in or train in electrophysiology or echo if you have interest in these fields. Experience in echo is advantageous though not essential.


The department has many research interests, especially in new device therapy, EP and advanced echo .

You will share in an on-call service for PCI. Demonstrable experience in cardiac devices is required.


You will have BSc Clinical Physiology or equivalent and BHRS or IBHRE accreditation plus extensive experience in the field for Band 7.


Voluntary Registration with the RCCP or HCPC is essential


There are significant opportunities to enhance rates of pay through out of hours private patient testing.


Informal visits or telephone enquiries are welcomed, please contact Anne-Marie Newsholme- Cardiac Clinical Technical Manager in the Cardiac Department on 01323 417400 ext. 3801




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Applicant requirements

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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