Senior Biomedical Scientist

Job Details
Closing Date: 2020-11-30
Institution: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Term: 1 year
Keyword Names: Clinical/Diagnostic, Biomedical Scientist
Salary: £38,890 - £44,503
Line 1: Bristol Royal Infirmary
City: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Senior Biomedical Scientist

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

We are looking for a Biomedical or Clinical Scientist trained in Haematology to join our team at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW). The successful applicant will help provide scientific support to our comprehensive flow cytometry diagnostics services and Haematology/BT services.

The post is fixed term for one year to cover the absence of the current postholder.

The Flow cytometry laboratory is consultant clinical scientist led and supports the UHBW Haematological Malignancies Diagnostics Service, we additionally provide support for the Bristol Therapeutic Apheresis Services and Regional Haemostasis services.

We work closely with the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centres’ Haematology team, we support trials and carry out innovation and development projects; staff are encouraged to present and publish their work.

We teach Haematologists, Clinical and Biomedical Scientists, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Visiting students and other staff.

The Department encourages and supports continuing professional and personal development and runs a CPD Club.

The successful applicant will have HCPC registration as a Clinical or Biomedical Scientist and a degree in a relevant science subject. Experience in haematological malignancies diagnostics and/or flow cytometry diagnostics is a bonus. The post could be suitable for a recent STP graduate or a biomedical scientist looking to specialise and gain experience of a senior role.

Applicants with lower levels of training or experience could also be considered at band 6, for example to work towards STP equivalence and registration as a Clinical Scientist. In any case, the post holder would be expected to play their full part in contributing to the work of the department.

This is an opportunity to work in a friendly laboratory that provides excellent training and further studying opportunities for the right candidate.