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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Registered or Trainee Biomedical Scientist - Blood Sciences

Job Reference: 331-B3510920

Employer:
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Blood Sciences
Location:
Furness General Hospital, Barrow in Furness
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''


A permanent position has arisen within the Blood Science Service at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust for a Registered or Trainee Biomedical Scientist based at Furness General Hospital in Barrow-in Furness.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is composed of three main hospital sites; Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital covering a wide geographical area encompassing North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The location allows easy access to the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay each offering extensive recreational opportunities.

This is an interesting and challenging position within a busy ISO:15189 accredited Blood Science laboratory with a diverse repertoire. The Blood Science laboratories across the Trust work closely together to provide an efficient, high quality service utilising common analytical platforms and IT systems.

The department is committed to continuous development and quality improvement and the successful candidate must be equally committed to these principles.

Applications will be considered from State Registered Biomedical Scientists or graduates with IBMS accredited Biomedical Science degrees who would be interested in an opportunity to work towards completion of an IBMS Registration Portfolio to gain State Registration.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRachael WilliamsJob titleTechnical Services Manager - Haematology and Blood TransfusionEmail addressrachael.williams@mbht.nhs.ukTelephone number01524 519701Additional contact information

Applicants can also contact:

Janet Eglin, Technical Services Manager, Biochemistry via Email or telephone: janet.eglin@mbht.nhs.uk 01229491333




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