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About the role
This post is funded by the George Davies Charitable Trust and forms part of the George Davies University Research Team that investigate causes and prevention of limb loss in patients with severe leg ischaemia.

Patients are now being assessed in a new NHS Vascular Limb Salvage (VaLS) Clinic based in the Leicester Vascular Institute at Glenfield Hospital. You will support various themes within the overall 
project and contribute to the investigation of short and long term outcomes of this patient group.
 
There is also the opportunity to undertake a part-time higher degree (MPhil/PhD).
About you
With a BSc in physiotherapy and current UK professional registration, you will have substantial experience of working in a clinical or research capacity in the NHS. You must hold, or have the ability to obtain, Good Clinical Practice, and previous experience of undertaking research would be beneficial. 
 
You must be an excellent communicator, able to interact constructively with other members of the research group and with study participants, patients and carers to promote effective working practices and study outcomes. 
Additional information

The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences is committed to sustaining a progressive, equality driven environment in which all our staff can thrive. We believe this can be accomplished through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between work and personal lives, we consider proposals for flexible working as well as job share arrangements.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking and appropriate clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Tanya Payne on tjp28@leicester.ac.uk or 0116 204 4755. 

Interviews are anticipated to take place on 14 February 2019.