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Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 358-3375689-CSI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Histopathology
Location:
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534 Per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


Cellular Pathology – Biomedical Scientist

 

 

 

Area of Work: Cellular Pathology (Histopathology)

Employer: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Pay Band: 5

Working patterns: 37.5 hours/week (fulltime)

7.5 hours/day within the period 08.00 to 18.00

Current working days are Monday to Friday

 

 

An opportunity has arisen for a Biomedical Scientist to join our busy and friendly histology department. The successful candidate will be registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC) and have significant, demonstrable experience working in a diagnostic histopathology laboratory.

 

Our laboratory handles approximately 65,000 surgical cases a year. We are UKAS accredited and registered with the IBMS as a pre and post registration training laboratory. CPD is actively encouraged.

 

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working in all primary diagnostic sections of the laboratory i.e. specimen reception & dissection and section production (embedding, microtomy & quality control). Experience in the specialist histological techniques that we offer in our department, which include immunohistochemistry (automated), electron microscopy and enzyme histochemistry, is desirable but not essential.

 

You will be a well-motivated, proactive team member with excellent written and verbal communication skills who is able to work accurately and efficiently in a busy laboratory environment.

 

You will have a good understanding of and commitment to Biomedical Science within the NHS and have a flexible approach to work in line with the Trusts agenda for service reconfiguration and improved patient care.

 

There will be a requirement to work on any of Leicester’s 3 hospital sites.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Caroline Whiteley, Deputy Service Manager via email at caroline.whiteley@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

 

This application will close once sufficient applications have been received.

This can happen quickly, therefore early application is advised.

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Caroline Whiteley - Deputy Service Manager

caroline.whiteley@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

tbc after email contact

 




Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.


UK Registration

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



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