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Clinical Scientist - Urodynamics

Band 7

Main area
Theatres and Anaesthetics
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-SCB1615-YV-A
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£44,347- £50,549 per annum inclusive
Closing
22/07/2019 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Clinical Scientist - Urodynamics

We are looking for a Clinical Scientist to join the cutting edge Physiological Measurement (Urodynamics) team, in a dynamic patient centred environment at one of the UK’s leading hospitals. The successful applicant will join a team which currently has 3 Principal Clinical Scientists providing a specialist service to our patients. The post holder will need to have a high degree of technical and scientific training, and a good understanding of the fundamentals of Urodynamics. The post holder will receive in-depth training, in order to carry out direct patient facing aspects of the role. After training, the post-holder will run clinics providing ambulatory Cysto-Metrograms, and support to Principal Scientists or Medical Staff carrying out VCMGs. There will be close working with clinical teams including Urologists, attendance at MDTs and clinical reviews, as well as involvement in research and development of both Urodynamics instrumentation and techniques. 

To be successful in this role applicants are required to have completed the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) in clinical engineering (clinical measurements/rehabilitation engineering)  or gastrointestinal physiology and urodynamics science, including some experience of Urodynamics. This post would be particularly suitable for recent or imminent graduates from the STP programme. Candidates will be required to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both as a scientist and as a front line health care provider.

For further details on essential requirements for this role, please refer to job description and person specification.

Please note: Interviews will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 1st August 2019.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact David Cook, Head of Clinical Engineering, on 0203 447 9701