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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: J243-.SBMSBDEC18

Integrated Pathology Partnerships Ltd
Blood Science
Operating across 3 sties: Taunton, Yeovil and Somerset
£28,050 - £36,644 p.a, plus up to 5K Bonus


Band 6 – Specialist Biomedical Scientist –Blood Science

Salary: £28,050 to £36,644 per annum ( depending on experience)

Joining Bonus : Up to £5,000

Competency Bonus: Up to £5,000

Fixed Term

Job Summary

Integrated Pathology Partnerships ("iPP") operate theSouthwest Pathology Services contract (“SPS”) part of the joint venture betweenYeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Integrated Pathology Partnerships Ltd.


iPP is a fast growing, commercially effective, UK company dedicated to enabling UK healthcare organisations to strengthen the delivery and efficiency of high quality pathology services to patients, partnering with the NHS and numerous private healthcare companies


We are currently looking to expand our team for the SPS contract and seek enthusiastic HCPC Registered Specialist Biomedical Scientists. Roles available operate within a multi-disciplined environment; (Blood Transfusion, Haematology and Biochemistry) and applications are sought from self-motivated candidates who can offer experience in the following:


  • Greater than 2 years post HCPC registration experience of working in a biomedical laboratory at post graduate level ideally with cross disciplinary experience, with good current working knowledge of automated techniques and practices in Biochemistry/Haematology/ Coagulation and Blood Transfusion.

  • Blood Transfusion experience would be an advantage, but we also welcome applications from candidates with Biochemistry or Haematology experience who are looking to expand their knowledge and skill base.

  • Our laboratories are CPA, MHRA and CQC accredited and approved for IBMS Training.

  • This is an opportunity to progress your Biomedical Science education/knowledge and skills with support available for IBMS expert practice/Higher Specialist Diploma, other post graduate qualifications including MSc and first level management training.


The successful candidate(s) dependent on experience would operate across either of our Essential Service Laboratories (ESL’s) at Musgrove Park Hospital or Yeovil District Hospital that operate a 24/7 service. The hospital laboratories (ESL’s) operate various shifts patterns to include extended day, night shifts (team or lone working dependent on site) and weekend working. In addition, there may be a requirement to work shifts in our Hub based at Lisieux Way, in Taunton on occasions.


How to apply:


If you are interested in working for us and have the skills, experience and behaviours we are looking for, please follow the link to apply for the role.


We reserve the right to close any adverts once we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within two weeks of your application, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.


iPP is a committed equal opportunities employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable UK employment law.Applicants must currently have permission to work in the UK.


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