Healthcare Scientist - Specialist Biomedical Scientist

  • Department Blood Sciences
  • Salary £31,365.00 – £37,890 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/01/2021
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-TBM-723
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for enthusiastic, HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists, with relevant post-registration experience in Haematology & Blood Transfusion or Biochemistry to join our friendly team of Biomedical Scientists at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

Our Blood Sciences Department (comprising of Clinical Biochemistry and Haematology/ Blood Transfusion) are looking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced and HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists, to assist with the provision of a diagnostic service and support the delivery of a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week service as part of an average 37.5 hour working week - including evenings, nights, weekends and bank / public holidays.

The successful candidate will be expected to train in relevant disciplines and to rotate through all sections of the department.  You may be required to work on any of our other sites, as the need arises. 

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital (SaTH) Pathology Services are accredited to UKAS standards and in October 2017 the Blood Sciences department had a complete equipment refresh.  The Biochemistry section is equipped with Roche Cobas 6000 analysers and Roche pre-analytics and middleware.  The Haematology section is equipped with a Sysmex XN and CS2500 analysers.  IH1000 and Biorad Equipment are in use on our Blood Transfusion Department.  The department is an approved IBMS/HCPC training laboratory and continuous professional development is actively encouraged. 

Further details / informal visits contact:

Name:  Emma Tranter

Title: Deputy Head BMS - Haematology


Tel: 01952 641222 ext: 4701

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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