Healthcare Scientists

View our range of roles for Healthcare Scientists here. Our teams include; Pathology, Pharmacy and  Radiology - for qualified and newly qualified professionals.

Our Healthcare scientist work alongside Doctors, Nurses and Support Roles to plan and organise work in laboratories and diagnostics. To work at our Trust, it is important you can make decisions based on your training, as well as working within a team.

Benefits of working directly for the NHS

  • The best pension scheme around
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Free uniform
  • Enhanced pay for unsociable hours
  • Discounted staff parking
  • Great NHS Discounts from many companies
  • Training and development opportunities

View our current vacancies below.

Healthcare Scientists - Associate Practitioner of Biomedical Science

Haematology Department

We are looking for two highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic individuals to join our Blood Sciences team. Successful applicants will work within a multidisciplinary Pathology team (Biochemistry, Haematology, Blood Transfusion). You must possess a relevant qualification and previous clinical laboratory experience is essential.

Salary: £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum Closing Date: 13/06/2023 Job Ref: 223-APB-821 Location: Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals

Healthcare Scientists - Clinical Technologist (Dosimetrist) / Therapeutic Radiographer

Medical Physics Team (RSH)

The Radiotherapy Physics Service is seeking an enthusiastic Clinical Technologist/ Radiographer to join a team providing a scientific and technical service to the Radiotherapy department at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH).  Shrewsbury and the surrounding Shropshire county area provide a pleasant rural environment with affordable housing and motorway access to nearby city amenities.

The applicant should have a previous post qualification knowledge of treatment planning and mould room practice in radiotherapy.  The candidate should also possess an accredited Degree in Clinical Technology (Radiotherapy Physics), or Therapy Radiography.

Applicants completing their final year of appropriate Graduate Diploma or Qualified Therapy Radiographers will be considered on a lower band. Applications at Band 5 band will be considered with lower experience.

The successful applicant will be required to participate in the development and implementation of new techniques and work as a team member in a multi-disciplinary clinical environment. Mentoring and training of other staff members is an essential part of this role.

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Treatment Centre is based around Varian networked therapy equipment and uses the Eclipse treatment planning system.  VMAT & IGRT are in routine clinical use at the centre above target levels, with new clinical sites in development. SABR is  commissioned on site for lung  & bone with further sites due. 

Salary: £35,392.00 – £42,618 per annum Closing Date: 16/06/2023 Job Ref: 223-CTD-763 Location: The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Healthcare Scientists - Healthcare Science Practitioner Apprentice (Radiotherapy)

Medical Physics Team (RSH)

The post-holder will participate in a three year, apprenticeship programme.   This will focus on aspects of the work of the Radiotherapy Physics service but will also introduce the trainee to all aspects of medical physics.

The trainee will be expected to attend an accredited, part-time BSc Healthcare Science degree (Radiotherapy Physics).  The work requires close collaboration with other staff involved with the provision of Radiotherapy Physics service and other medical physics colleagues.   The post-holder will carry out the duties in accordance with the written policies and procedures of the department.

The post holder will be paid under Agenda for Change Annex 21 (Band 5).

Salary: £28,407.00 – £34,581 per annum Closing Date: 16/06/2023 Job Ref: 223-HSP-805 Location: The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

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