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Clinical Scientist

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Clinical Measurement
NHS AfC: Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Department name
RLBUHT - General Staffing
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
31/01/2019 23:59

We are one of the busiest university teaching hospital trusts in North West England. We manage three hospitals based on two sites: the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Broadgreen Hospital.  Our hospitals have often been at the forefront of medical breakthroughs during our long history at the heart of the city.

We will soon be opening a new state of the art hospital. The new hospital will provide every patient with a single bedroom with en-suite facilities. We believe that modern healthcare is as much about privacy, comfort and dignity as it is about pioneering treatments and cutting-edge technology. Please look at our digital pack for videos and further information: Recruitment Info 



Clinical Scientist

Physiological Measurement - vestibular diagnostics & electrophysiology of hearing and vision.

Full-time substantive post at AfC Band 7: Royal Liverpool University Hospital

A vacancy has arisen in the Physiological Measurement Section of the Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering for an enthusiastic patient-orientated Healthcare Scientist to work in the areas of vestibular diagnostics, and electrophysiology in both hearing and vision. The Section provides specialised diagnostic testing for over 100 consultants from within the Merseyside region and beyond. 

Opportunities to be involved in research, education and training activities with the University of Liverpool may arise.

The successful candidate will hold a first degree in either physical, applied (engineering) or life science and will have previously worked in a hospital environment. Experience in at least one of the areas of vestibular diagnostics, auditory electrophysiology or visual electrophysiology would be highly

The post-holder will be, or about to be, state-registered as a Clinical Scientist. Pending registration will attract an initial contract at AfC Band 6.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Prof Tony Fisher, tel: 0151 706 4202/4212
Vicki Kennedy, tel: 0151 706 4202/4208
Richard Hagan, tel: 0151 706 4202/4218

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 706 4666