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Senior Biomedical Scientist - Red Cell Immunohaematology (RCI)

Job Reference: 918-HX3901

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Leeds (Bridle Path)
£33,222 - £43,041 pa

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Biomedical Scientist to join our Red Cell immunohaematology (RCI) Department. Our laboratory provides complex diagnostic and blood donation selection activities to hospital transfusion laboratories across the NHS.


You’ll join our friendly team and play an important role performing, analysing, interpreting, documenting and reporting specialist/complex investigations in the RCI laboratory. You will also supervise colleagues in the laboratory and take a leading role in the development and maintenance of scientific and technical expertise We will provide you with extensive induction and training and ongoing support in this role to develop your specialist skills and scientific education. Our focus is on using scientific skills and knowledge to solve problems in a service which is in great demand.

As a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with relevant post registration experience, you will have an MSc, FIBMS or equivalent in transfusion / transplantation or relevant science or postgraduate qualification e.g. IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma and relevant experience.

This post will initially be based at Leeds Blood Centre (Bridle Path), however in Summer 2020, we will be relocating to a purpose built, state of the art premises, which is situated just off Junction 37 of the M1.


Working within a laboratory that promotes the highest standards, you will participate in a shift system, which currently covers 08:00 to 21:00. You will also participate in an on-call rota.


For an informal discussion in relation to this post, please contact Dianne Armstrong, Head of Laboratory via email:


This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Sunday 24th March 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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