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Chief Clinical Physiologist/Clinical Scientist (Urodynamic & GI)

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

The successful candidate will perform and report a wide range of investigations including pressure flow cystometry, urine flow rate investigations and ultrasound bladder residual scanning. You will also provide a supportive role to gastrointestinal physiology investigations.

Ideally applicants will be experienced in urological physiology and will hold a relevant Masters level degree in Clinical Physiology via the NHS Scientist Training Programme, or will be a registered clinical scientist who has been through the Higher Specialist Scientist Training Programme or will have relevant equivalent experience within the urological physiology field.

Experience of performing and reporting gastrointestinal physiology investigations, would be advantageous but is not essential. 

Applications will be considered from applicants with differing levels of experience who can demonstrate enthusiasm and willingness to learn.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

The Department of Clinical Measurements conducts a wide range of urological, gastrointestinal, vascular, sleep and respiratory physiological investigations as well as providing a nurse led bladder and bowel care service.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Physiologist or Clinical Scientist to join our friendly team, working primarily within the urological physiology section of the department.

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 16:30

Interview Date: TBC

For further information please contact Mrs Christine Gratton, Urological & Gastrointestinal Physiology Team Manager on (01392) 402141 / email  

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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