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Associate Practitioner - Band 4

Band 4

Main area
Clinical Biochemistry
Band 4
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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£21,892 - £24,157 per annum
08/06/2020 23:59

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Applications are invited from motivated and enthusiastic individuals to fill our band 4 Associate Practitioner post in Clinical Biochemistry.

The department provides a routine biochemistry testing service to all inpatient, outpatient and GP surgeries in the North Bristol area. It has a workload of over 1 million specimen requests per annum.

The successful candidate will initially be working in the automated laboratory, but will also have the opportunity to work in other sections of the department including Toxicology, Newborn Screening, Biochemical Genetics and Point of care Testing.

The post holder will be expected to participate in the department’s 24/7 service in a 6 monthly rolling rotation; 6 months night shift in Auto Lab, followed by 6 months in one of the sections listed above.



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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Adrian Oates, Lead Biomedical Scientist Biochemistry Automated Laboratory.  Tel No:  0117 414 8431 or email