Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/08/2020.

Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 208-452188-20-1

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Pathology - Blood Sciences Dept
B5 £24,907-£30,615B6 £31,365-£37,890 per annum

We’re a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt ‘best practice’ so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them

Salary: B5 £24,907-£30,615 (Trainee to be paid AfC B5 Annex U); B6 £31,365-£37,890 per annum depending on experience

 Path Links is a County Wide Pathology Service for Lincolnshire delivering Pathology to two major Trusts, United Lincolnshire (ULH) and NLAG NHS Foundation Trusts. It includes the laboratories at Boston, Grantham, Grimsby, Lincoln, and Scunthorpe, as well as phlebotomy centres at some of the smaller hospitals.

An opportunity has arisen within the Blood Sciences Department at Lincoln County Hospital for a Band 6 Specialist Biomedical Scientist (a Band 5 Registered Biomedical Scientist or Trainee will also be considered dependent on qualifications and experience).

Whilst the post is based in the Blood Sciences laboratory at Lincoln County Hospital, the successful candidate will be expected to cover other Path Links’ sites should the service require it. To be successful for the Band 6 post the applicant should be HCPC state registered and hold either an IBMS Specialist Diploma or MSc or equivalent. To be successful for the Band 5 post the applicant should be HCPC state registered and hold an IBMS registration portfolio. Consideration will also be given to candidates close to completing the registration portfolio. Trainee applicants should hold an IBMS accredited degree.

You will form part of the dedicated Blood Sciences team providing a full range of Haematology, Blood Transfusion and Biochemistry services. Previous experience in Blood Sciences and Blood Transfusion as part of a multi-disciplinary team would be an advantage, but not essential as full training in all disciplines will be given. The successful candidate will be required, once suitably trained and deemed competent, to participate in the out-of-hours service. This will include evenings, weekends, nights and bank holidays. Current analytical equipment includes Roche cobas 8000, Sysmex XN 2000, ACL TOP and Ortho Vision.

The philosophy of the laboratory is to promote best practice and provide a quality service. Professional development is actively encouraged.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Andrew Cawthra,Blood Sciences Laboratory Manager - Lincoln

Email address:

Telephone number 01522 597546

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By submitting your application, you accept NLAG will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and recruitment and workforce Privacy Statement.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

“We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers”.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Armed Forces Covenant