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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/10/2020.

Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 001-HS066-0920

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Clinical Diagnostics and Therapeutics - Medical Bio Chemistry
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

We are looking for well-motivated, enthusiastic HCPC registered BMS to join our team. For newly qualified BMS there is support for completion of the specialist portfolio. The successful candidate will be expected to work as required at any of the 3 laboratory sites. Following suitable training you will be expected to participate in the 24/7 working pattern and rotate through the various sections of the department.

The department will consider trainee BMS for this post.

The department offers one of the largest Clinical Chemistry and Immunology repertoires in the UK, currently receiving over 3,500 samples each day and has fully automated analytical equipment. Specialist assays are offered on both a regional and supra-regional basis for special proteins, steroid and protein hormones, porphyrins, trace metals, molecular diagnostics, metabolic assays and Immunology tests.

The department also hosts the All Wales Antenatal and Newborn screening services.

The department actively encourages participation in CPD to develop skills that will assist you in the pursuit of your career ambitions and further education may be supported where relevant.

We are searching for individuals who share Cardiff & Vale University Health Board values:
- We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
- We trust and respect one another
- We take personal responsibility
- We treat people with kindness
- We act with integrity

There are excellent sports, social and crèche facilities available on the University Hospital of Wales site.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 01/10/2020

For further details / informal visits contact: 

Name: Nigel Roberts

Job title: Laboratory Service Manager

Email address:

Telephone number: 029 20 744304 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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