Please wait, loading

Highly Specialised Clinical Physiologist

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Heart and Lung
NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed term 20 months
15 hours per week
Job ref
Wythenshawe site
£33,222 - £43,041 p.a.(pro rata)
24/01/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Wythenshawe Hospital

North West Lung Centre

Highly Specialised Clinical Physiologist

Band 7

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced Clinical Physiologist to undertake all aspects of work performed by a large team of highly qualified clinical physiologists in one of Europe’s largest lung centres.

This role is to cover the Maternity Leave for one of our long standing team members and we are looking for a confident, highly experienced physiologist who is keen to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will also be expected to take on mentoring and teaching responsibilities for PTP and STP students. The position is Part-time (18.75Hr/week) & fixed term for 12 months.

In addition to appropriate respiratory physiology experience, the successful candidate must possess an BSc in Biological or Physiological sciences or equivalent qualification (see person spec.) and be registered with RCCP or AHCS (or be eligible for registration).

Manchester University Foundation Trust is a major acute teaching hospital trust providing services for adults and children, with specialist tertiary services to a total population of more than 570,000 across Manchester and the North West of England. The Trust is recognised as a centre of clinical excellence for research and development, and are proud to be a founding member of MAHSC (Manchester Academic Health Science Centre). Major research programmes focus on clinical and academic strengths in lung cancer, lung disease, cardiovascular and medical education. The Lung Function and Sleep laboratory have strong links with MAHSC and three Manchester Universities We also have a long history of delivering training to the Manchester BSc and MSc Clinical Physiology courses.

Wythenshawe Hospital is conveniently situated in close proximity to the beautiful areas of the Peak District and Lake District national parks and has excellent communication routes by air, road and rail to all parts of the country.



Positive about disabled peopleDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Carole Fuller Deputy Directorate Manager, Respiratory . or e-mail:

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337