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Senior Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Microbiology

Job Reference: 415-L20-478

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata

Applications are invited for a Senior Specialist Microbiology BMS to join one other Senior at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust. The role is for 37.5 hours per week and is for a permanent position.

The UKAS accredited department provides a wide range of diagnostic testing for the acute trust, and community services across Northern Devon and North Cornwall. The ideal applicant must be prepared to live in a beautiful part of the country whilst contributing to the high standards of patient care delivered by this small and innovative Trust.

For an informal discussion, prospective candidates are welcome to contact either Annette West (Microbiology Manager) on 01271 370278, Simon Turnbull (Senior Specialist BMS in Microbiology) on 01271 322320 or Lee Luscombe (Pathology Services Manager) on 01271 311754. Informal visits are encouraged.

Closing date: 31st January 2021

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

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. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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