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Advanced Biomedical Scientist Team Leader

Job Reference: 358-2023508-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Routine Chemistry
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£37,570 - £43,772 per ann

We are pleased to be able to offer the opportunity for a dynamic HCPC State Registered Band 7 Team Leader to join our FastTrack Haematology Team.

With a passion for Haematology you will be an experienced Biomedical Scientist who will join our team at an exciting time of change and modernisation. We are implementing exciting developments in how we delivery our patient care and you will play an essential role in shaping the future of our Routine Haematology service.

Bringing with you significant technical and clinical knowledge you will lead and manage a team of qualified and support staff. Working closely with our Clinical Leads and Senior Management Team you will play a vital part in ensuring a high quality patient service remains central to all we do.

With the ability to influence others through your leadership skills you will help to support our staff to embed a quality culture into everyday practices within FastTrack through your understanding of UKAS IS0 15189 standards and how these impact on a clinical laboratory. Using your detailed technical and specialist Haematology knowledge to lead on delivery of an effective clinical service you will ensure that our high performing key performance indicators remain one of our proudest achievements.

The role will be based at Leicester Royal Infirmary with responsibilities across the Leicester hospital sites. There will be a requirement to work at any of the 3 University Hospitals of Leicester sites over a 24/7 period.


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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