Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
CB1 1LF
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
11 Sep 2021
Closes
10 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilitiesThe Blood Sciences laboratory is a 24/7 shift system 365 days of the year & participation in the full shift is an expectation. The department had Advia 2120 FBC analysers, ACL TOP coagulation analysers & both capillary electrophoresis and HPLC for identification of haemoglobinopathies.
Rotation would include Full Blood Count & routine coagulation authorisation, blood film morphology & parasitology & haemoglobin electrophoresis areas of the department with opportunity for cross-training with the Biochemistry sections.
The laboratory has UKAS accreditation and the department is an IBMS approved training laboratory and we are committed to supporting the professional development of our staff. This post will allow you to develop transferable skills and experience.
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
This vacancy will close on 26th September 2021
Interviews are due to be held on 8th October 2021
Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria
  • HCPC Registration as a Biomedical Scientist • Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent • Additional appropriate specialist qualification if required • Evidence of CPD

Desirable criteria
  • Appropriate Post Registration IBMS Specialist Diploma or IBMS diploma in Biomedical Science


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of specialist biomedical procedures relevant to post. • Substantial practical experience of working in a Biomedical Science laboratory. • Experience of Pathology IT systems. • Experience of Quality Management Systems. • Experience of performing Risk Assessments.

Desirable criteria
  • European Computer Driving Licence or equivalent • Previous relevant experience of working in the NHS • Previous experience of line managing staff


KnowledgeEssential criteria
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of specialist biomedical procedures relevant to post.


SkillsEssential criteria
  • Willingness to undertake cross training to extend skill set to deliver role. • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal • Interpretation and analytical skills • Demonstrable interpersonal skills - can work as part of a team or independently Able to prioritise own workload and that of others to meet needs of the service • Ability to concentrate for prolonged periods of time • High degree of manual dexterity to perform complex laboratory techniques

Desirable criteria
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills at all levels • Demonstrable mentoring skills


Additional RequirementsEssential criteria
  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent. High level of accuracy and attention to detail • Integrity and personal credibility. • Strives for excellence. • Self-motivated and able to motivate others. • Ability to be flexible and respond to the needs of the service, • Ability to work with minimal supervision. • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines where there are competing demands. • Puts the patient first in everything that is undertaken • Awareness of self and impact on others

Desirable criteria
  • Credible and effective leadership qualities.



Applicant requirementsYou must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Documents to download
  • Applicant Information Pack (PDF, 770.3KB)
  • Information for Applicants (PDF, 118.0KB)
  • Performance Standards (PDF, 186.3KB)
  • Staff Benefits (PDF, 121.4KB)

Apply online nowFurther details / informal visits contactNameRachel GleghornJob titleHaematology Lead Manag

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Job Details

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
11 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Oct 2021

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