Exciting job opportunity in Norwich!

Why Neurophysiology at NNUH?

We are inviting applications for the position of Lead Healthcare Scientist to join our friendly and forward looking team in the Neurophysiology Department. The team is comprised of eight Science Practitioners / Scientists, a Consultant Neurophysiologist (soon to become two) and three administrative staff. Our Department performs a full modality of Neurophysiological investigations, including:

  • EEG’s (routine, sleep deprived, melatonin sleep, portable, ambulatory and telemetry; all with video)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies (for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ulnar Neuropathy and Peripheral Neuropathy)
  • Evoked Potentials (VEP, ERG (pattern and flash) and EOG (all visual testing is to ISCEV standard)
  • SEPs
  • Intra Operative Monitoring for Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery.

We will also be imminently expanding our service by performing telemetry. The department is operational from 0800 to 1800 on weekdays; there is no evening, weekend or on-call work, with the exception of occasional late working on Wednesdays for long IOM cases. We are happy to consider flexible working patterns, such as a four day week. We actively support and encourage Continuing Professional Development.

This is a rare opportunity for an enthusiastic person to manage our Neurophysiology team as the Lead Healthcare Scientist in Neurophysiology. The job role consists of both managerial and clinical responsibilities and the successful candidate will need to be able to perform all investigations undertaken within the department. These investigations are undertaken on patients of all ages and abilities. Managerial responsibilities encompass accountability for the management and development of the Clinical Neurophysiology Service and Team. This encompasses service planning, policy developments, financial planning, budget management, the organisation of clinical and non-clinical work, education and training of the Team and other professionals, accountability for the quality of the clinical neurophysiology service provision including audit, research and development, procurement and quality assurance of all equipment and accountability for ensuring effective resource and personnel management.

Open for applications: 11th April 2019

Close for applications: 12th May 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jonathan Harrowven, Senior Operations Manager Medicine / Stroke & Neurology: 01603 646016, jonathan.harrowven@nnuh.nhs.uk


Adrian Tearle, Lead Healthcare Scientist: 01603 287149, adrian.tearle@nnuh.nhs.uk

For further information online and how to apply please click on the link below.