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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/03/2020.

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 040-HS001-0120-C

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum pro rata

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

The post is Band 6 and will involve autonomous out of hours working. The applicant will need to have completed their Specialist Portfolio.

Full time, part time or job share applications will be considered.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is currently undertaking a once in a career transformation of how healthcare will be delivered in South East Wales and we are looking for an exceptional and highly motivated Biomedical Scientist to join a team providing high quality Microbiology services.

If your values align with our Pathology vision below then this is the challenging role for you

Delivering a leading, people centred service which is innovative, dynamic and continually improving

And here are the essential facts………….

The Department processes a wide variety of clinical samples using both manual and automated methodology. We cover a variety of services, such as Bacteriology, Serology, Mycology, Molecular Diagnostics and Andrology. Microbiology and GUMedicine services are based at Royal Gwent Hospital (Newport) and Andrology is based Nevill Hall Hospital (Abergavenny) and you may be required to work at either site according to the demands of the service. The post is a full time permanent role, covering 37.5 hours per week. There will be a requirement to work evenings, night shifts, weekends and Bank holidays on a rotational basis.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 30th March 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Laboratory Manager, Julian Bendle 01633 234502 or Operational Manager, Fatema Deere 01633 234504

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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