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Senior Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 918-HX4359

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
H&I Bristol
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

We have an opportunity for an HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with a specialist diploma or relevant post graduate experience to join our Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) Laboratory, at NHSBT Filton, Bristol. This is a purpose built, state-of-the art building utilising the most up to date technology. Our laboratory carries out testing for stem cell transplantation, post-transplant monitoring and immunogenetic testing for the South West. We are also the national platelet and granulocyte immunology laboratory, carrying out serological investigations for the support of a variety of allo/auto immune conditions.


You will join our friendly team and play an important role performing, analysing and interpreting a wide range of specialist scientific and technical procedures and investigations relating to the issue of results for transplant patients and donors impacting directly on patient care. In addition, you will be involved with the supply of HPA selected platelet units. You will contribute to the coordination and supervision of the work, training of scientific and support staff. We will provide you with extensive induction and training and ongoing development to support you in this role and achieve your career ambitions.


It would be beneficial to your application if you hold a relevant science or specialist qualification in H&I such as the BSHI Diploma or equivalent relevant experience. Please note, this role may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


The normal working hours for this role are Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week.


For informal enquires/to arrange a visit to the laboratory please contact Elizabeth Wroe or Anthony Calvert - Clinical Scientist Section Leaders, via email at:


This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Wednesday 26th June.

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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