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Biomedical Scientist / Biomedical Scientist Specialist (BMS/BMS SPEC)

Job Reference: 918-HX4064

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
RCI Reagents Liverpool
£28,050 to £36,644 pa

NHS Blood and Transplant is an integral part of the NHS, collecting and processing 2 million blood donations a year. Our Healthcare Scientists provide crucial support to NHS Hospitals, processing, testing and issuing blood and its components and delivering diagnostic and therapeutic services relating to the transfusion of blood and stem cells, transplantation and tissue banking.

Our Reagents department manufactures a portfolio of CE marked transfusion related diagnostic products, supporting the NHSBT Red Cell Immunohaemotology and Donor Testing functions and the wider NHS.


The work of the Reagents Product Design and Quality Control laboratory includes the design of these products from selection and testing of raw material to testing the products to ensure they meet the required standards, including those set out in the UK guidelines for Blood transfusion services.


It is essential that you are a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist. To be recruited as a Band 6 you will need a specialist qualification in Transfusion/Transplantation Science.

For recruitment as a Band 5, it is desirable that you have a broad Knowledge of transfusion and transplantation science.


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.


Applications from individuals requiring part time hours will be considered.


For informal enquiries contact Victoria Sowden at

This advert will close for applications at Midnight on the evening of 25/03/2019.

Interviews will take place on 09/04/2019.

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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