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Senior Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 425-A-18-23732

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Chemistry
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum
Internal vacancy

The Department of Clinical Chemistry comprises a team of 60 staff who are committed to delivering an efficient, high quality diagnostic service. It is a busy, friendly department.

We are looking for an internal Band 6 BMS to take on a Band 7 role. The post is for 6 months to provide assistance with specific laboratory projects and to assist with getting the department ready for inspection.

The successful candidate will provide assistance with quality management. They will also assist the Laboratory Manager with data collection. The individual must be able to provide Senior BMS cover within the Acute and Metabolic sections of the laboratory at the request of the Laboratory Manager and as determined by staffing requirements.

Good communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as the ability to produce accurate and precise work. The individual must also be good at time management and be able to cope with a varied workload.

Participation in an out-of-hours on-call service, as well as weekend and bank holiday will be required.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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