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Senior Biomedical Scientist (Andrology) - Band 7

Job Reference: 323-KPH655

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
HPV Screening
Chertsey, Surrey
£41,902 to £47,684 pa inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.

Senior Biomedical Scientist - Band 7

Full Time: 37.5hrs Per Week

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Cytology senior biomedical scientist with expertise in Andrology to join our UKAS accredited Department based at St Peters Hospital in Chertsey.

We are looking for someone motivated, keen to learn and develop new skills, who has a flexible approach to work and is able to work under pressure. The successful candidate will be working in a large HPV primary screening department and supporting satellite Andrology laboratories on several Berkshire & Surrey pathology network sites.

Experience of checking abnormal cervical Cytology cases would be advantageous but not essential for this post as full training can be given.

Working hours will be during core laboratory hours of Monday to Friday 07:00 to 19.00, although there is some flexibility within this.

As an organisation, we offer opportunities for training and development, access to the NHS Pension Scheme, NHS discounts, and opportunities for flexible working and access to onsite childcare provisions (nursery). 

Main duties include:

  • Primary screening and checking slides produced from HPV +ve gynaecological
  • Supervising the BSPS Andrology team and performing Fertility and Post vasectomy testing on all BSPS sites.
  • Assist in the provision of the semen Cryopreservation service based at Royal Surrey Hospital.
  • Screening and checking HPV +ve gynaecological cytology samples.
  • Performing staff appraisals and developing personal development plans.

The post holder will:
• Primary screen, rapid review and check gynaecological cytology slides.
• Supervise the staff providing Andrology services on several BSPS sites.
• Perform Fertility and post vasectomy testing on several BSPS sites.
• Support the Cryopreservation service based on the Royal Surrey Hospital site.
• Conduct staff appraisals and develop personal development plans.


For further information, please contact Steve Blackman Lead Biomedical Scientist on 01932 723542 or email


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Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

There are a number of staff benefit schemes running to support wellbeing such as salary sacrifice, discount schemes and cycle to work schemes.

ASPH Wellbeing support includes a brand new Wellbeing hub that features an on-site gym as part of the recreation area, offering exercise classes or use of the gym for free following induction, as well as a relaxation area. We have multi-faith centres on both hospital sites.

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