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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/07/2022.

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 415-Z22-412

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Histopathology Team as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist at North Devon District Hospital.

Be part of a team that provides a high quality, efficient routine Histopathology and Non Gynae Cytology service.

The post holder rotates between 3 sections within Histopathology, including routine surgical histology, including cut up, Immunocytochemistry and Non Gynae Cytology following standard operating procedures.

Be actively involved in the monitoring of the quality of the preparation of histology and non-gynae cytology specimens and ensure the smooth running of the service.

To be actively involved in the day to day running of the cut-up area and to be responsible for the organisation of this area within Histopathology, keeping this area clean and well maintained to a high standard.

Closing Date: 10th July 2022

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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.

UK Registration

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

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