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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/05/2022.

Biomedical Scientist/Biomedical Scientist Specialist

Job Reference: 918-HX9370

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

Biomedical Scientist / Biomedical Scientist Specialist Advert

There are 2, fixed term, positions available for this rewarding role. Apply now for your chance to further your career and knowledge.

NHS Blood & Transplant collects and processes 2 million blood donations a year. Our Healthcare Scientists support this service by processing, testing and issuing blood and its components and by delivering diagnostic and therapeutic services relating to the transfusion of blood and stem cells, transplantation and tissue banking


Our Testing Department undertakes blood grouping and screening of antibodies & microbial markers in order to provide safe blood products for transfusion to patients


A HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with considerable post registration experience, you’ll have a specialist qualification in Transfusion/Transplantation Science. A Biomedical Scientist wishing to develop specialist transfusion skills will be considered for the post, paid as a BMS on a Band 5 whilst achieving the necessary experience and qualifications.


In return you’ll benefit from an excellent pension and the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, using modern equipment and practices, where you can develop your specialist skills and scientific education.


This vacancy will close at 23:59 on 29/05/2022, with interviews anticipated to take place on 10/06/2022, subject to confirmation.


Put your lab skills to the test and use specialist techniques to support organ transplantations and blood transfusions. It’s challenging work that saves lives.




NHS Blood and Transplant encourages and supports uptake of the COVID-19 vaccination as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

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