Bank Respiratory Physiologist - Band 5 - Portsmouth

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We have exciting opportunities for experienced Respiratory Physiologist in all areas to join the Staff Bank, based at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.

Portsmouth is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country. Joining the Staff Bank as an Occupational Therapist can offer you a more flexible shift pattern, as well as the opportunities to work across different departments, gaining invaluable skills and experience.

Essential Requirements;

  • HCPC Registration
  • A minimum of 6 months experience working within the NHS desirable, not essential
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Post-qualification experience as Band 5 Respiratory physiologist
  • Previous experience in training junior healthcare professional
  • Previous knowledge of continual service development via long term planning
  • Previous supervision of all junior respiratory healthcare science professionals
  • Research / clinical trial experience
  • Right to work in the UK

We are looking for someone with In depth knowledge of specialist area tests including (but not limited to)

  • Spirometry, peak flow rates, flow/volume loops
  • Gas transfer
  • Static lung volumes
  • Reversibility of airways obstruction with bronchodilators
  • Respiratory muscle function
  • Hypoxic challenge testing
  • Pharmacological and physical challenge testing
  • Skin allergy tests
  • Field exercise tests
  • Overnight sleep apnea screen
  • Capillary blood gas performance and analysis
  • Full cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Hours: Full-time based Mon-Fri between the hours of 08:00-18:00 will be variable shifts

Our Bank Respiratory Physiologist are invaluable to us and in return for their dedication and commitment, we offer the following benefits:-

  • Competitive pay rates and weekly pay
  • Opportunities to work across various departments and sites, gaining invaluable knowledge and experience
  • Priority of shifts over agency workers
  • An online self-booking system and dedicated bookings team, accommodating your convenience and availability
  • Electronic Timesheet submission
  • Onsite office and designated Business Partners to offer daily support
  • A professional AHP Recruitment Team that will ensure you are registered and compliant to work shifts as soon as possible
  • A dedicated compliance team that will ensure you remain compliant to work, sending out regular expiry updates
  • We also offer Core Skills Training

Please apply directly to this advertisement by submitting you current CV.


Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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