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Biomedical Scientist - Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Core Clinical Services
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£28,050-£36,644 per annum
20/11/2018 23:59

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Applications are invited from enthusiastic and well-motivated HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists with a minimum of two years post registration experience and ideally a completed Specialist Portfolio. The successful candidate will rotate through all sections of Haematology (Automation, Special Haematology and Blood Transfusion) and will be expected to participate in the laboratory’s 24/7 out-of-hours service. The department is housed in a modern, purpose built laboratory and the successful candidate would be joining a busy but friendly team.
You will be working for the largest Trust in the SW Region that provides medical, surgical and maternity care for a population of approximately half a million people in the North Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset areas. In May 2014 the Trust relocated the majority of its acute services to the Brunel Building, one of the most advanced hospitals in Europe offering exemplary care in a beautiful and purpose built environment, designed with the patients privacy and dignity in mind.
Alongside this there has been significant investment and redevelopment of Pathology services with the building of new state of the art laboratories at Southmead Hospital and the creation of Severn Pathology. The laboratory facilities accommodate all pathology disciplines including the Bristol Genetics Laboratory, a single Bristol Cellular Pathology Service and a combined Microbiology and Health Protection Agency service within one facility. Severn Pathology's aim is to provide a best in class, high quality, innovative, value for money pathology service that serves the needs of the healthcare market in the South West region and beyond.
North Bristol NHS Trust is located within one of the most vibrant cities in the UK. Voted the best city to live in 2014, Bristol is famous for its year-round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, exceptional gastronomy, stunning cityscapes and awe-inspiring street art.

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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tim Wreford-Bush (0117 414 8363)