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Specialist BioMedical Scientist

Job Reference: 251-FCSS1087-AM-A

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Biomedical Science
£28,050 - £36,644 dependant on experience

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides services through its three hospitals in Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester. We provide all general hospital services for planned and emergency care as well as specialist services.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has re-designed its Pathology services following Trust mergers and now has an opportunity for a Biomedical Scientist within the field of Biochemistry. Our diagnostic services are on two sites, with our main automated laboratory and specialist assays based at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke and our essential service laboratory at Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester. In addition we support 2 community hospitals and 3 independent hospitals, providing care to over 500,000 patients. The Trust also provides treatment for complex conditions including liver cancer, colorectal cancer and is a national surgical service for a rare cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei.

The Hampshire Hospital Laboratories are accredited to ISO15189:2012 standards.

Our opportunities:

Within Biochemistry we now have permanent vacancies for:
Specialist Biomedical Scientist Band 6 – candidates must be qualified to BSc level and have IBMS Specialist Diploma in Biochemistry.

We are committed to the training and development of our staff, and actively encourage staff to develop their careers , IBMS Certificate and Diplomas, external courses and management qualifications. The department is accredited as a training laboratory by the IBMS for both registration and specialist portfolios.

We provide a 24/7 diagnostic service and therefore we can offer full time shift hours covering day, evening, night and weekends.
If you have the qualifications and experience and wish to develop your knowledge and skills in Biochemistry, we are waiting to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information on this role, please contact Stephen Knight Blood Sciences Operational Manager, Royal Hampshire County Hospital on (01962 824467).

Our commitment to you:

We are committed to equality and diversity in both the provision of our services and how we recruit and manage our staff. Applications are encouraged from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

The paperwork:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted at least 5 working days before the scheduled interview date. All communication is via the e-recruitment system and we advise all candidates to regularly check your emails including junk mail folders in web-based email products.
  • All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post.
  • In compliance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, all applicants must be able to communicate fluently in English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed as part of the selection process.

  • Note to vacancy advertisers: Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust operates a strict process regarding the advertising of vacancies, details of which may only be reproduced with the written permission of the person authorised by the Trust to place the advert. Any orders obtained via unsolicited routes (including individuals not so authorised) will not be paid and the circumstances will be reported to our counter fraud specialist.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

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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