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Biomedical Scientist Advanced Specialist (BMS ASPEC - Band 7)

Job Reference: 918-HX2486

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
918 RCI Reference Leeds
£31,696 to £41,787 pa

The National Blood Service collects and processes 2 million blood donations a year. Our Healthcare Scientists support this service by processing, testing and issuing blood and its components and by delivering diagnostic and therapeutic services relating to the transfusion of blood and stem cells, transplantation and tissue banking

NHSBT’s Red Cell immunohaematology (RCI) service provides complex diagnostic and blood donation selection activities to hospital transfusion laboratories across the NHS.

We are seeking an experienced Biomedical Scientist (BSM) to undertake the role of Biomedical Scientist Advanced Specialist. The successful candidate will need specialised transfusion knowledge to perform, analyse, interpret, document and report specialist/complex investigations in the RCI laboratory. The post holder will supervise staff in the department and take a leading role in the development and maintenance of scientific and technical expertise in the laboratory.

MSc or equivalent in transfusion / transplantation or relevant science or Equivalent specialist knowledge gained by examination of a professional body e.g. FIBMS or Diploma from BBTS or BSHI

In return you’ll benefit from an excellent pension and the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, using modern equipment and practices, where you can develop your specialist skills and scientific education.

For an informal discussion in relation to this post, please email

This vacancy will close at midnight on the 28th February 2018

Interview dates: On or after 14th March 2018

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

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