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DATE ADDED: Tue 08/01/2019

Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Blood Sciences

Taunton, Somerset, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £28,050 per annum Plus up to £5,000 joining bonus

Band 6 – Specialist Biomedical Scientist –Blood Science

Salary pays £28,050 to £36,644 per annum plus Joining Bonus up to £5,000 & an additional Competency Bonus up to £5,000

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a HCPC registered Specialist Biomedical Scientist to join our team in SPS. We are looking for someone to work in our Blood Sciences dept. and either be trained in Biochemistry, Haematology and Transfusion.

Ideally, the successful candidate should be driven, passionate with good interpersonal skills who wants to develop their career further within a supportive environment. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • 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.

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.

Role: Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Blood Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Taunton, Somerset, Somerset, Somerset

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