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Main area
Sleep Physiology
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanant
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
276-1819761-AR
Employer
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
East Grinstead
Town
East Grinstead
Salary
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
Closing
26/07/2019 23:59
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust logo

Deputy Sleep Physiology and Educational Lead

NHS AfC: Band 7

Welcome to QVH and thank you for your interest in our hospital.

QVH is a specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services for people across the South of England.

We are a centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care, the best clinical outcomes and a safe and positive patient experience.

In addition to receiving tertiary referrals from across the South East of England, QVH is continuing to develop a network of ‘spoke’ sites at district general hospitals enabling our consultants to offer their expertise with routine treatments and consultations as close to close to patients’ homes as is possible.

Our vision is that by continuing to develop the breadth and reach of our services, combined with a determined focus on maintaining our excellent standards of clinical quality and patient experience, QVH will continue to thrive.

At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership working among all staff at the Trust. We are fully committed to on-going training and development and to delivering the best training for staff.

Working at QVH combines the excitement, challenge and career opportunities of a major research and teaching hospital with the satisfaction of delivering excellent patient care that meets the needs of our community.  We also offer attractive benefits such as 

  • tailored personal development to support career aspirations, including accredited clinical and management development programmes
  • flexible working arrangements for a work-life balance that suits you and your needs
  • a dedicated Reward service, offering a range of national and local discounts, cashback and tax relief schemes

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This is an exciting new post created to help support our growing service and develop our expanding sleep physiology team.

As a department we have 15 physiologist working alongside 4 consultants seeing and treating the entire spectrum of adult sleep disorders.

We are looking for someone who is keen to advance in their clinical expertise, progress further with their team management skills and support the physiology lead in running a successful sleep service.

Previous training experience with a rounded sleep experience would make you the ideal candidate for the post.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

If you would like further information or would like to look around the department please contact:

karen.schofeld7@nhs.net