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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/04/2020.

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 356-20-2263158

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Blood Sciences
Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull
£30,401 - £37,267 per ann

We are seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, Specialist Biomedical Scientist to work in our busy, friendly, Special Biochemistry laboratories at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Your role will be to carry out specialist analytical tests and take the lead for a designated area of the laboratory, under the supervision of a Senior Biomedical Scientist. We are looking for an individual who is hard working, innovative, sociable, and works well as part of a team.

You will be registered with the HCPC as a Biomedical Scientist, have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Biochemistry Laboratory and have an IBMS Specialist Diploma in Biochemistry or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

With excellent road and rail links to Yorkshire and beyond, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals is one of the five largest trusts in England and serves a population of 1.2 million people with general and specialist services.

The Blood Sciences department has a large test repertoire and is one of the busiest and best-equipped laboratories in the region, processing approximately 8.5 million tests per year. Special Biochemistry incorporates toxicology and TDM, along with other specialist enzyme, hormone, vitamin, small molecule, and trace element analysis available in few other laboratories. Main equipment includes two Waters mass spectrometers, two Agilent atomic absorption spectrophotometers, Menarini and Waters HPLC systems, and electrophoresis systems from Helena and Sebia. The Core Biochemistry laboratory is equipped with full Beckman Coulter automation.

The wide variety of expertise available and the support we will give you provides an ideal environment for a Specialist Biomedical Scientist to develop. The successful applicant will rotate through all sections of the Special Biochemistry Laboratory and participate in the rota covering Core Biochemistry service provision on a shift pattern basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking individual who wants to make a significant contribution to the development of the department and patient care.

**Figures reflect the 2nd year of a 3 year pay deal

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katie Tweddle. Acting Chief BMS ( 01482 607747 Ngozi Loades. Chief BMS ( 01482 607758

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If you are not contacted by the Trust within six weeks of the closing date of the vacancy, your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We would however like to thank you for the interest you have shown in the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Trust reserves the right to close any recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date.

Committed to Equal Opportunities. Flexible working policies operation. A No Smoking Policy is in place.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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