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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/06/2021.

Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 470-21-084-TW

Employer:
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Department:
Planned Care
Location:
Isle of Wight
Salary:
Band 5 or 6

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Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We service a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

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The Isle of Wight NHS Trust looks forward to receiving your application.

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Biomedical Scientist – Blood Sciences (Haem & BT)

Band 5 or 6 -Full time Permanent Position (dependent on experience)

 

We have attachedboth JD's for this vacancy -Band 5/Band 6 JD is attached as additional information

An opportunity has arisen for full time Band 5 or Band 6 BMS to join the team within Blood Sciences at St. Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight.

The ideal candidate will hold the Specialist Portfolio in Haematology &Blood Transfusion however candidates with significant experience in these areas are welcome to apply.

Blood Sciences comprises Biochemistry, Haematology and Blood transfusion Laboratories. The department has recently been refurbished to a high standard and is fully computerised. Haematology is equipped with Beckman Coulter DxH FBC and ACL TOPS Coagulation analysers and Blood Transfusion has two Ortho blood grouping analysers.

There is a 24/7 service in place and the successful candidate will be required to participate in the system once competent.

We are looking to appoint a HCPC registered BMS who can contribute to the Service we provide to the residents of the Isle of Wight and its visitors.

Interviews for this position will take place on 9th July 2021

The Blood Sciences Laboratory currently holds UKAS accreditation. The Department holds IBMS training status and offers Specialist Portfolio and apprenticeships.

The Isle of Wight is a beautiful place to live and work with affordable housing and excellent links to the mainland.

For enquiries and/or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Peter Stockman, HOS or Emily White, TLM on 01983 822099 ext 3575 or via email peter.stockman1@nhs.net or Emily.White1@nhs.net




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Equality Statement We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects our local communities we serve.

In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made as required.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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