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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/01/2020.

Biomedical Scientist Band 6

Job Reference: 412-DCSS-1260

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£30,401 to £37,267 pa Pro Rata

Biomedical Scientist Band 6 Vacancy Microbiology Macclesfield DGH (Fixed Term)

There is a requirement for a Biomedical Scientist to cover maternity leave at the combined Microbiology Department for Leighton and Macclesfield Hospitals. The post will be based at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

State registered Biomedical Scientist are required to undertake interpretative work of the department. The combined department will process over 300,000 specimens a year.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, well motivated, possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and be committed to the provision of a high quality laboratory service.

The successful applicant will be expected to work on weekends and Bank Holidays as part of a rota. There would be opportunity to join an on call rota. Normal weekday working time include work up until 8pm on a rota.

For further details or for an informal visit contact Kevin Wright in Microbiology at Macclesfield on 01625 661812

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as are our people who foster a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

All employees are encouraged to look after their health and wellbeing, and this includes not smoking. Smoking cessation advice and support can be accessed by all our staff right from the start of their employment with us. If you would like further information please ask our recruitment team.


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