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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/07/2020.

Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 358-2142695-CSI-B

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Clinical Microbiology
Location:
University Hospital of Leicester, Leicester
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum

Applications are invited from individuals who are dedicated, enthusiastic, energetic, skilled and confident in their technical abilities to apply for the post of Biomedical Scientist (Band 5) in bacteriology within our Clinical Microbiology Laboratory based at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Applicants must be HCPC registered with ideally at least 24 months relevant post
registration experience. Applicants without HCPC registration need not apply as you will not be considered for this post.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The Clinical Microbiology laboratory at Leicester is a comprehensive medical microbiology service handling around 750,000 microbiology and virology samples per year. We are active in supporting infection prevention, control & diagnostics of a wide range of infections. The laboratory is UKAS accredited. Teaching, training, audit, research and development are actively encouraged and pursued within the department. The laboratory is approved by the IBMS and fully supports continuing professional development.

Additional qualities that the department seek are a understanding of UKAS and quality within a clinical laboratory, a drive to improve laboratory processes, a strong team ethic as well as good performance as an individual BMS

If you believe that this could be you and are looking for a new challenge, your application would be gratefully received.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Hemu Patel (team
leader) hemu.patel@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
or
Shaun Livsey (Team
Leader) shaun.livsey@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hemu Patel (team leader) hemu.patel@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

or

Simon Hewson (deputy service manager) simon.hewson@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

 

 




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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