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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 358-3470479-CSI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Haematology
Location:
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 £31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro

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


We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist (BMS) to work as part of our Haematology team within the FastTrack Laboratory of Blood Sciences.

The ideal candidates must be HCPC registered, will have completed a Specialist Portfolio (or equivalent) in their respective discipline and have demonstrated ability and knowledge at that level for at least 24 months. Candidates may also be considered who have started their Specialist Portfolio.

The post holders will be expected to assist the section managers (Team Leaders) in the daily operation of the assigned section including the supervision of more junior State Registered BMS and support staff.

With a passion for Haematology you will be an experienced Biomedical Scientist who will join our team at an exciting time of change and modernisation. You will help to support the team to embed our quality culture into everyday practices through your understanding of UKAS IS0 15189 standards and how these impact on a clinical laboratory.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Routine Haematology testing as well as other disciplines within Blood Sciences, and be able to show an ongoing commitment to continued training and education.

You will be a well motivated team member who is able to prioritise and work on your own initiative with minimal supervision. The role includes shift working across all UHL sites and across the 24/7 period. 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. Previous experience with Pathology computer systems for Blood Sciences is essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Joanne Melbourne (Blood Sciences Deputy Service Manager)

(0116) 258 6574

joanne.melbourne@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

 




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

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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)

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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