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Biomedical Scientist - Clinical Biochemistry

Band 6

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Clinical Biochemistry
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Preston Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
13/12/2018 23:59
Interview date

We are part of one of the largest trusts in the North West, providing district general hospital services to 390,000 people in Preston and Chorley, and specialist care to 1.5m people across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

In addition to routine services, specialist services provided include
Major trauma centre
Specialist mobility and rehabilitation

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals, to join a well-established friendly team, working within a modern, well equipped, fully UKAS 15189 accredited laboratory. Applicants must be HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientists, or close to completion of the pre-registration portfolio.

We value our staff and fully support their professional development. We are an IBMS approved training laboratory. The department offers automatic progression from band 5 to band 6 on completion of IBMS specialist portfolio.

We are well equipped to provide an efficient high quality diagnostic service. Our equipment comprises Roche Cobas 8000 systems with pre analytics and tracking, IDS iSYS, Tosoh G8s, Waters Aquity UHPLC, Xevo TQD and Xevo TQS micro mass spectrometers, Gilson HPLC, Perkin Elmer Pinnacle AA, Light Cycler 2.0 for PCR and Radiometer Flex blood gas analysers. Staff rotate within the Clinical Biochemistry department using the latest automation for routine workflow and providing the opportunity to develop more specialist skills.

The post is permanent and hours are full time 37.5 hours per week. Once appropriately trained, participation in the 24 hour shift system will be required, for which appropriate AFC enhancements are paid.

Interview date: Wednesday 19th December 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mrs S Wareing or Mr T McIllwaine
Department of Biochemistry
Royal Preston Hospital.
Telephone No. :- 01772 522907 or 523685.

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245475