Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Haematology

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-03-31
Institution: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Keyword Names: Clinical/Diagnostic
Salary: £23,023 to £36,644
Line 1: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHSFT
City: Cheltenham, Gloucester
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Haematology

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cheltenham, Gloucester, UK

Band 5 (£23,023 - £29,608) or Band 6 Salary (£28,050 - £36,644)

(Banding according to previous experience and qualifications)

Please note that this vacancy may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. The Recruitment Team are unable to accept any applications after the position has closed on NHS Jobs.

Applications are invited for the post of HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist in this innovative department which is dedicated to quality, professional development and training.

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHSFT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country, providing care for more than 850,000 people. This includes specialist care for patients from the area surrounding Gloucestershire.

Pathology services are based at Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals. Both laboratories are well equipped and perform a full range of routine investigations. GP requests and specialised work are centred on one site; Immunology, haemoglobinopathies, warfarin dosing advice plus GP work at Gloucester with flow cytometry and haematinics at Cheltenham. We have just installed new coagulation analysers and will be replacing our blood grouping analysers within the forthcoming year. We are also implementing a new LIMS system which will be fully integrated into the Trust clinical IT system.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our training and are keen for our staff to develop their full potential.

We are looking for an HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with post registration experience in Haematology and Blood Transfusion. The successful candidate will work at both Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General on a rotational basis. There is a regular, free bus service between the two sites.

Both sites offer a 24 hour service and participation in extended working day and overnight working is required. We currently pay a supplementary payment for out of hours working above the normal Agenda for Change rates (subject to ongoing approval)

Less experienced candidates with post registration experience in Haematology will be considered for band 5 positions

The Cotswolds are a beautiful place to live offering a quality lifestyle with the choice of rural retreats or lively city/spa town delights. Single accommodation may be available to the successful candidate if required.

You are most welcome to come and visit us to find out more about the Department , please contact Alison Eades, Laboratory Manager, Tel 0300 422 5215 to arrange this.