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Casual Medical Laboratory Assistant

Job Reference: 390-CMLAFEB2019

Employer:
Southend University Hospital - Nursing and General
Department:
Blood Science
Location:
Basildon/ Southend
Salary:
£8.93 per hour

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a history of innovation and is recognised by the Care Quality Commission for its quality of service provision and excellent use of resources. As an organisation we aim to recruit those who uphold our values and share our vision which is to provide 'excellent care from excellent people'.

Throughout the Trust, we continue to strive for excellence as demonstrated in our award winning Stroke Unit and Wound Management Team.

2015 welcomes the implementation of major organisational changes and our employees are central to these improvements.


PATHOLOGY FIRST are looking forCASUAL MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANTS

Band 2 - £8.93 per hour

Pathology First is a joint venture between Southend University Hospital, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals and Integrated Pathology Partnerships (“iPP”). The services provided by Pathology First cover all disciplines including Blood Transfusion, Biochemistry, Haematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Histopathology, Cytopathology and Phlebotomy.

IPP is part of the wider Labco-synlab group, the largest European clinical diagnostics group with more than 13,000 staff operating in over 400 labs across 27 countries.Established in 2010, IPP is a fast growing, commercially effective, UK company dedicated to high quality Pathology Services and enabling UK healthcare organisations to strengthen the delivery and efficiency of services to patients, partnering with the NHS and numerous private healthcare companies.iPP operates seven laboratories in the UK performing seventeen million tests per year, and employs approximately 600 scientific and support staff in its UK laboratories. Committed to its staff, Pathology First actively encourages staff development with constant focus on quality and continuous improvement. We can offer support for scientific training at all levels, helping you to develop both professionally and personally.

The laboratory services will operate from three main laboratories (a new main hub laboratory which is currently being fitted out and two hospital based‘essential service’ laboratories (“ESLs”) with enhanced operating hours including the provision of a new 24/7 senior manager on-call service.

We are currently seeking to recruit Casual Medical Laboratory Assistants to work across all our sites.

The role contains a large percentage of data entry work so the ideal candidate will need to have a good knowledge of IT systems.

Successful candidates will have:

  • 4 GCSE at Grade A-C or equivalent, including Maths and English.

  • Excellent Data Entry skills

  • Customer service experience

  • A good degree of accuracy & numeracy.

  • Ability to concentrate for prolonged periods of time.

  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of levels of staff within the laboratory and user organisations

  • Good developed interpersonal and team working abilities

  • Ability to manage time to best advantage

You will be joining an exciting partnership dedicated to the delivery of quality service that will develop and reward you for your commitment.

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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