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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2020.

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 328-CD-2596450

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital, Middlesbrough and Northallerton
£31,365 - £37,890

Applications are invited from suitably qualified HCPC State Registered Biomedical Scientists for the above post.

We are looking for an enthusiastic HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with appropriate experience, knowledge and skills to join our scientific team and participate in the delivery of services provided by Haematology within the Blood Sciences directorate at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough and the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton. This will involve the delivery of specialist scientific duties within General Haematology, Coagulation and Blood Transfusion. The department is UKAS ISO15189 accredited.

Rotation through all three sections within Haematology will provide candidates with a wide range of experience. Candidates should ideally be HCPC State Registered and hold an IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Haematology however consideration will be given to those who are currently working towards these qualifications. These candidates will be employed at Annex 21 of the Band 6 pay scale until the successful completion of the Specialist portfolio and competency manuals within each section.

A Band 5 trainee BMS close to completion of their IBMS Registration Portfolio with relevant Haematology experience may also be considered for this post.

The Haematology department operates a 24/7 service, 365 days a year. Following appropriate training and competency assessment, the successful candidate will be expected to fully participate in our shift system, which includes weekends, nights and Bank Holiday working.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to developing excellence and staff motivation is high on the agenda. Good interpersonal and organisational skills are essential for this post.

Please note this post will close at sufficient applicants

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameEllen-Jane CastlingJob titleBlood Sciences Operational LeadEmail addressellen-jane.castling@nhs.netTelephone number01642282633Additional contact information

Lorna Grange 01642 850850 ext: 52632


Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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