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

Routine Haematology Section Manager

Job Reference: 163-0498E-06-22

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839

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.



£40,057 - £45,839 per annum/pro rata (AfC Band 7) **ANNEX 21 75% TOP OF BAND FOR TRAINEES**

37.5 hours per week – FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT UNTIL 01/02/2023


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated state registered Biomedical Scientist who is professional, reliable, innovative and flexible to support the team of BMS staff at Rotherham Trust on a fixed term contract. This would be an ideal developmental opportunity for experienced BMS staff looking to progress their CV.  This department offers training and development opportunities for the right candidates to further develop their skills and ambition.

The successful candidate will be based at Rotherham and directly lead BMS staff within Haematology to support the day-to-day service. The department uses 2x Siemens ADVIA2120 analysers for FBC and reticulocyte analysis, 2 x Stago Sta-R Max for routine coagulation assays, a Starrsed compact ESR analyser and a Siemens Hematek 3000 for peripheral blood film preparation. The individual will work closely with other routine section managers at BRILS and the Haematology BMS Lead.


To apply for the Haematology section manager BMS post, the successful candidate must be state registered with Health and Care Professions Council, have several years’ experience in an NHS Haematology/Transfusion laboratory, hold the IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Haematology or equivalent and a Masters or be working towards one. In addition, ideally the successful candidate should have experience with QPulse or other quality management systems, be familiar with audit processes, documentation writing such as SOPs and risk assessments.


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 enquiries regarding this post, please contact Ellen Colwell, Integrated Blood Sciences Manager on 01226 432061/ 01709 427621 ( or Emma Williams, Deputy Blood Sciences Manager/Lead Haematology BMS on 01709 424251 (

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: Monday 11th July 2022

If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-0498E-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.

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