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Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Biochemistry

Job Reference: 040-HS005-0119

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergaveenny, Nevill Hall Hospital
£23,023 to £36,644 per annum

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg

All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

The Blood Sciences department of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are inviting applications for a suitable HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist to work in Biochemistry. Candidates should have attained their Specialist Portfolio in Biochemistry or Blood Science (or equivalent) or to be working towards completion of above. Applications from non-state registered candidates working towards a registration portfolio will be considered.

The post will initially be based at Nevill Hall Hospital but will in future transfer to a new Critical Care Centre currently being built in Llanfrechfa. We anticipate this becoming the Hub site for Blood Sciences from 2021.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and flexible HCPC State Registered Biomedical Scientist. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail are required in addition to having IT and organisational skills and a commitment to team working.

The post is permanent and full-time covering 37.5 hours over a seven day working week. We operate a 24/7 service, which involves weekends, bank-holidays and night shifts (7pm-7am). The successful candidate must be able to work autonomously and will be required to participate in all relevant rotas once deemed competent.

The department has full UKAS accreditation and we are an approved IBMS training laboratory. Continuous professional development is actively encouraged.

The laboratories are well equipped to a high standard providing a wide repertoire of core and specialised investigations. The successful candidate may be required to rotate to the other sites to support the out of hour’s arrangements if the need arises.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 6 February 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Hunt 01873 732615

Annette Walker 01873 732243

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