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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.50 hours per week
Job ref
Southmead Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
27/05/2018 23:59

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The Cellular Pathology Department at Southmead Hospital is well equipped, accredited by CPA and approved by IBMS for training.  It provides a comprehensive service (Histopathology, Cytopathology and Immunohistochemistry) to the Trust, local GPs and other centres in the south west.  The work is varied and includes many specialties including Renal, Urology, GI, Liver, Breast, Sarcoma and Dermatology.

The Histopathology section is looking to appoint to a Band 6 Biomedical Scientist post, a HCPC registered individual with recent experience in histology.  Applicants will need to be able to evidence knowledge and competency at a specialist level through attainment of IBMS Specialist Diploma or equivalent.

The post-holder will rotate through main laboratory and the cut-up sections of the laboratory and there will be opportunity to develop skills in specimen dissection.

All applicants will need to be enthusiastic and well motivated and demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team.

CPD is actively encouraged and supported and there is opportunity for training both within the department and externally.

This is a full time, permanent post (37.5 hours per week); 0900-1700 Monday to Friday.  The laboratory currently operates 7.00 am to 6.00 pm and applicants will need to be flexible meet the needs of the service; this includes regular Saturdays (0900-1700) and working till 1800 (weekdays) on a rota basis.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Simon Florio
Lead BMS Histopathology
0117 414 9845

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