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Band 6 Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: J11-45907-NCA-BMSP00

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Clinical Biochemistry
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Job Title and Grade: Band 6 Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Location/Trust: Salford Royal Hospital M6 8HD, some shifts at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary – Wigan WN1 2NN

Department Covered: Biomedical Science

Placement Ref/ID: 45907

The Role:        

We have long term placement opportunities available Band 6 Specialist Biomedical Scientist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust specifically providing the following:

  • To participate in & develop the scientific & technical activities of the department
  • To maintain competence through CPD
  • Act as a mentor and provide supervision/training for more junior scientific & support staff
  • Deputise for more senior staff, as and when required


Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the safest organisation in the NHS through providing safe, clean, and personal care to every patient, every time.

We are an integrated provider of hospital, community, and primary care services, including the University Teaching Trust. Our team of 7,000 staff provide local services to the City of Salford and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.


To apply for this post, you will:

  • HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientist
  • Contribute to the diagnosis of disease and management of patients by following departmental documentation relating to analytical procedures.
  • To rotate through all sections of the laboratory and perform & interpret complex diagnostic tests & results, using specialist technical knowledge and skills to facilitate the diagnosis, evaluation and monitoring of the patient, commensurate with the requirements of a HCPC registered BMS.
  • To have at least 2 years post registration experience in the discipline and have obtained the specialist portfolio, or equivalent qualification; or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
  • Liaise with team leaders/ section managers/ laboratory managers to Introduce new methodology or organise & undertake trials for the verification of new equipment, kits and/or reagents
  • To communicate with colleagues and clinicians about investigations required, explain results to others and provide instructions to various groups of health service staff.
  • To be responsible for the standard and quality of results issued
  • To participate in out-of-hours services.
  • To participate in cross site working between Wigan and Salford as and when required. (It is anticipated that in the future, duties could include work based at any of the sites within PAWS or the Northern Care Alliance.)



In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long-term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Ayushi Doshi, Sr. Recruitment Specialist on Tel: 0144 290 2016 or

We look forward to hearing from you soon.



Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. 

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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