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Sleep Technician Associate - Queen Victoria Hospital

Closing date: 4th November 2018

The Sleep Disorder Centre is part of the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in East Grinstead.  It is a high volume, expanding unit which has gained a reputation for excellence since it was established over 20 years ago.

Accepting referrals from all over the south east of England, it is one of the busiest sleep centres in the region admitting over 40 patients per week for inpatient sleep studies and CPAP/NIV trials.

We provide a comprehensive service for a range of sleep disorders including sleep disordered breathing, insomnia, parasomnia, narcolepsy and sleep movement disorders. The team also provides ongoing CPAP and NIV support to over 16,000 patients.

The existing clinical team comprises of 5 Consultants and 15 technicians supported by a secretarial and administration team of 15.

We are looking for a Senior Sleep Physiology Technician with experience in full and limited polysomnography, CPAP and NIV who has enthusiasm for a career in Sleep and the motivation to support the development and expansion of the service.

For further information please contact the Sleep Physiology Team Leader Karen Schofield on 01342 305421 or email karen.schofield7@nhs.net or visit: NHS Jobs

Sleep Practitioner - Cerebra

Closing date: 18th November 2018

Cerebra is a charity dedicated to improving the life chances of children with neurodevelopmental conditions through our investment in research.  In the UK today there are approximately 500,000 children and young people with such conditions that, together with barriers to participation, result in complex medical, educational and social support needs.  Our work across neurodevelopmental conditions, many of which occur together and/or share similar risk factors, behaviours and challenges gives us a unique perspective within the charity research sector, one that we hope to utilise to achieve our goals.

Alongside our research programme we provide a number of services to families, our sleep service being one of our services.  We aim to provide the highest quality evidence based information and support, so families can begin to tackle the challenges they face and make informed decisions about what is right for them.  For the sleep services this means giving advice and support on tackling common childhood sleep problems. 

The key responsibility of this job is to promote and deliver the Cerebra Sleep Service in line with our service standards.  We offer a salary of £21,980 per annum for the ideal candidate, 27 days leave per annum and a pension scheme.  This is a full-time post based at our head office in Carmarthen. 

Full sleep training will be provided.  We are looking for someone passionate about supporting families with an interest in sleep.  A job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website www.cerebra.org.uk .  If you wish to informally discuss the post please email Ineke Woods, Sleep Team Manager - Inekew@cerebra.org.uk .

Senior Sleep Physiologist - Aintree Hospital

Closing date: 30th November 2018

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic staff members to join the team within the sleep service, at band 6 level. This is a fixed term one year contract for 37.5 hours a week with some late evening work involved to cover maternity leave.

You will be involved in all aspects of a very busy sleep service unit, the lab provides a comprehensive sleep service including PSG and MSLTs (over 1,500 investigations per year), home respiratory polygraphy & actigraphy.

Alongside the performance and reporting of these investigations the technologists work with consultants in the sleep disorders clinics. The role involves clinical management and diagnosis of patients with sleep breathing disorders in the main. However the lab does provide a comprehensive range of test. The team comprises of a variety of staff both clinical and non-clinical.

You should have experience of working within the field of Sleep. The ability to work collaboratively within a team is essential.

 

For an informal discussion please contact Matt Thomas on 0151 529 0448 

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