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Senior Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 918-HX4606

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
RCI Reference Bristol
Bristol, Filton
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Biomedical Scientist to join our Red Cell immunohaematology (RCI) Department. Our laboratory provides complex diagnostic and blood donation selection activities to hospital transfusion laboratories across the NHS.


You’ll join our friendly team and play an important role performing, analysing, interpreting, documenting and reporting specialist/complex investigations in the RCI laboratory. You will also supervise colleagues in the laboratory and take a leading role in the development and maintenance of scientific and technical expertise We will provide you with extensive induction and training and ongoing support in this role to develop your specialist skills and scientific education. Our focus is on using scientific skills and knowledge to solve problems in a service which is in great demand.

As a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with relevant post registration experience, you will have an MSc, FIBMS or equivalent in transfusion / transplantation or relevant science or postgraduate qualification e.g. IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma and relevant experience.


Working within a laboratory that promotes the highest standards, you will participate in a shift system to cover 08:00 to 22:00, Monday – Friday and 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays. You will also participate in an on-call rota.


For an informal discussion in relation to this post, please contact Wendy Etheridge Tel: 01178217511 e-mail:


This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Monday 26th August 2019.


Interviews will be held at NHSBT Bristol Blood Centre on 10th September 2019 (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.


We save lives together!

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’re an inclusive organisation that reflects 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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