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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2021.

Antenatal Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 358-3297603-CSI-A

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Blood Transfusion
Location:
University Hospitals of leicester, Leicester
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

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We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified HCPC registered Band 5 Biomedical Scientist (BMS) to work as part of our team in the Blood Transfusion Department at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL).

The post holder will be responsible for coordinating the Antenatal Sample Screening Failsafe service. The ideal candidate will be HCPC registered, possess a degree or equivalent qualification approved by the IBMS/ HCPC, with sufficient post registration experience to practice at Band 5 level. Candidates who have completed their Registration Portfolio and whose HCPC registration application has been submitted, pending the outcome within the next 60 days may also be considered.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to lead the Antenatal Failsafe Team. The Team will be based primarily at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Although there will be a requirement to work at any of the 3 UHL sites as appropriate for the delivery of the service, any time over a 24/7 period, the primary site will be Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) in the first instance. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with senior staff within Blood Transfusion, Microbiology, Special Haematology and the Antenatal Midwifery teams.

We are looking for good team players who can effectively contribute to the on-going development of the Antenatal services within the Trust.

Candidates should also show an ongoing commitment to continued professional development and training / education.

You will be a well-motivated, responsible team member who is able to manage high workloads, perform to a high quality standard and work as part of a team or on your own initiative with minimal supervision. You must be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills, a flexible approach in line with the Trust agenda of service reconfiguration and be capable of working accurately and efficiently under pressure.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Julie Green

Job title: Advanced Specialist Biomedical Scientist and Antental lead

Email address: julie.green@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 0116 2586605




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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)

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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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