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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/09/2019.

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Advanced Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 358-1932062-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Blood Transfusion
LRI, Leicester
£37,570 to £43,772

We have an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Biomedical Scientist to join our Blood Transfusion Department.

You will be a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist and have a post graduate qualification preferably in Transfusion Science, with significant recent extensive post registration experience in Blood Transfusion. We are looking for a good team player that can contribute to the on-going development of the service, ensuring that high quality patient care is at the centre of all we do. As an Advanced Specialist this post requires applying and disseminating your highly specialist Blood Transfusion knowledge and practical experience, ensuring the smooth day to day running of the department, assisting in the delivery of a quality service through the Quality Management System, working closely with the Quality Management Team and contributing to the on-going development of the department with the Head of Service and the Deputy Service Manager.

The Blood Transfusion department has an active CPD scheme and encourages life-long learning with emphasis on strong, personal and professional development within a laboratory.

There will be a requirement to work at any of the 3 UHL hospital sites as appropriate for the delivery of the service, any time over a 24/7 period, however the primary site will be Leicester Royal Infirmary in the first instance.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Amardeep Ghattaoraya

Deputy Service Manager

Tel: 0116 2586604


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

UK Registration

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

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