Biomedical Scientist

Orpington, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
26 Nov 2019
26 Dec 2019

Job Description

We currently have exciting opportunities available to work in the Biochemistry Department within our modern facility at the Princess Royal University Hospital, just 20 minutes South of London

We are seeking applications from experienced and enthusiastic HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists, with a passion for clinical excellence and a drive for career development, to join our friendly and committed team of 13 BMS staff.

The department comprises an Automated Biochemistry Section and separate Immunology Screening section. You will have the opportunity to rotate through all areas of the department which will enhance your own development.

We are a very busy, progressive department, and continually strive to provide an efficient and quality driven service to our Bromley GP population, Out-Patients across Orpington and Beckenham Beacon hospitals, and to Acute Care patients on the PRUH site.

You will be joining a team of experts who process approximately 1.6 million tests per year, across all sections.

Our Automated laboratory provides a rapid analysis and screening service for a variety of disease groups including, renal, liver, cardiac and thyroid. Our main analytical platforms are currently Roche Cobas 6000 systems.

Our Immunology platform consists of Phadia 250, running a variety of tests including CTD screens, Allergy screens and ANCA screens, a Sebia Capillarys 2 Immuntyping system and a Binding Site Spa Plus for Free Light Chain measurement.

As a progressive department, we currently provide a full, 24/7 service, comprised of Core Hours Shifts and night and weekend shifts. It is expected that successful applicants will participate in the out of hour's service, after completion of the appropriate training and competencies.

The successful candidates will hold an appropriate IBMS recognised degree and must hold, or be working towards the Specialist Portfolio in Biochemistry.

Interviews will be held on 6 January 2020

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. All applicants are welcome to apply regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic origin, religion, or sexual orientation. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

Our Bank workers enjoy competitive market rates and flexible contract assignments across all of our sites, dependant on your availability and location.

For our Permanent workforce we offer a competitive benefits package. As well as offering competitive salaries, all employees are also entitled to:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Performance related pay
  • Annual incentive plan for all
  • Ground breaking development

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their daily duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

Please apply for this post on-line. If you have problems with using the online process, or need any assistance, please email

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Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest in Viapath.

Ref: 06VIA2545

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