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Biomedical Scientist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hrs a week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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Whittington Hospital
Inner London
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum +HCAs
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Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Advert: Biomedical Scientist

Band 6 -Permanent 37.5 Hrs


We are seeking a suitably qualified (HCPC) person with experience in Biochemistry to join the staff of this busy District General Hospital as Band 6 Biomedical Scientist.

 The Laboratory has integrated Haematology, Biochemistry and some aspects of Immunology into a core Blood Sciences Laboratory.

The successful candidates will be expected to work in the first instance in Biochemistry with the possibility of rotating into all areas of Blood Sciences in the future. The laboratory, which is fully computerised and automated, processes in excess of 275,000 patient requests per annum. The Main Instrumentation in Biochemistry is Roche Analysers and in Haematology is Sysmex.

The Laboratory maintains an extended working day and the post holders will be expected to work late shifts as and when required. Once suitably trained they will also be expected to take part in the current on call system.

 Applicants must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and should have flexible but committed approach to working. They will need to demonstrate good organisational skills and the ability to work without close supervision in a team.

The successful candidate MUST have state registration with the HCPC.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

To arrange an informal visit / discussion please contact:

Mrs Andrea Barrows (Biochemistry Service Manager) on 0208 288 5043

Ms Liz Mullins (Haematology Service Manager) on 020 7288 5043

Ms Samantha Marston (Blood Transfusion Service Manager) on 0207 288 3845

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 5925