Healthcare Scientist - Biomedical Scientist

  • Department Blood Sciences/Pathology
  • Salary £24,214 - £30,112 per annum/ pro rata
  • Closing Date 22/05/2019
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SBS-209
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week
  • Contact Eve Wilson - Department Manager
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261000 ext 3547

The Haematology and Blood Transfusion sections of The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust Blood Sciences Department are looking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced and HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist.

The successful candidate would join the team delivering a high quality diagnostic service to our patients.  The service is provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week service and the post holder would participate in a shift pattern averaging 37.5 hour working week - including days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank/ Public holidays.

Applications are invited from HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists, with at least 12 months post registration experience in Haematology & Blood Transfusion.  Experience of working out of hours would be advantageous. Candidates working towards HCPC registration will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital although staff may be required to work on any of our other sites, as the need arises. 

The Blood Sciences laboratory has UKAS Accreditation throughout the disciplines and the Blood Transfusion department is fully compliant with MHRA standards.  The Haematology department is equipped with a Sysmex XN Track and CS2500 analysers and Blood Transfusion have IH-1000 analysers.  Both departments perform a wide repertoire of tests utilising both automated and manual techniques.  The Department is fully computerised with DXC Telepath.  Continuous professional development is actively encouraged.

Shrewsbury is set amidst glorious countryside near to the Welsh Borders, and is one of England's finest medieval market towns.  The town centre is packed with timber-framed black and white buildings and steep narrow streets and alleyways.  The River Severn forms a loop around the town centre offering gentle riverside walks - Shropshire provides a suburb location in which to work and live, there is ample opportunity to participate in outdoor activities including walking and cycling in the surrounding Shropshire countryside. There are also good motorway and rail links to Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool.

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