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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/06/2022.

Biomedical Scientist (Experienced Rota)

Job Reference: 163-0482E-06-22

Employer:
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Microbiology
Location:
Barnsley
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a ‘Good’ rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a ‘we can do this’ attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

As an employee of Barnsley Hospital, you will find that we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all, welcome applications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We take equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff really seriously, this could include flexible working, part-time, job share and remote working from home. Please talk to us during the interview process to discuss any flexibility that you may require.

We hope that you will choose to join us.


BIOMEDICAL SCIENTIST (EXPERIENCED)

MICROBIOLOGY

£32,306 - £39,027 per annum/pro rata (AfC Band 6)

37.5 hours per week - PERMANENT

 

An opportunity has arisen in the Microbiology department at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for a Band 6 Experienced Biomedical Scientist within the Microbiology Team.

The post holder will be registered with the Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC) and act as an experienced Biomedical Scientist with specialist knowledge of Microbiology and as such will perform the full range of diagnostic/analytical procedures offered by the department. They will use their professional judgment when assessing the clinical and technical implications of results they produce.  Consequently, they will be expected to alert and support requesting clinicians providing technical advice to aid the effective diagnosis and treatment of patients.

The post holder will participate in the provision of a comprehensive 24/7 acute service and as such will be required to work ‘single handed’ as the duty BMS for some of their time.

Applicants must have HCPC registration and specialist knowledge of Microbiology through completion of the IBMS post graduate specialist training portfolio including relevant NHS practical experience

Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust is one of five Trusts involved in the formation of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw (SYB) Pathology Network.  The aim of the Network is to deliver a Pathology Service that provides all SYB patients and clinicians with equitable access to high-quality, innovative laboratory medicine solutions that will ensure the best clinical outcomes for patients. 

A collaborative Network will also provide rewarding job and career opportunities for all staff.  An Outline Business Case, which described the Target Operating Model for the future Network, has been agreed between Partner Trusts.  The proposed Target Operating Model will ultimately lead to the consolidation of services across SYB.  As work progresses to establish the Network, staff will be consulted about proposals that may involve them

For more information please contact Ian Wearmouth on 01226 433044

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail. Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date.  

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Please note that these charges are not applicable for roles band 5 and below.  

 

As from 6th April 2022 the charges will be:

 

Standard Check: £18.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 = deduction from salary as a one-off payment.

Enhanced Check: £38.00 + administration cost of £3.69 = £13.69 deduction from 1st months’ salary, then deduction from salary over following 3 months.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 29th June 2022

Interview to be held on: TBC

If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-0482E-06-22

 

Please refer to the attached additional document when completing your application, this will inform you about Values Based Recruitment at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.




Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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