Acting Specialist Bio-Medical Scientist - Microbiology

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England
BS24 9XN
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
20 May 2020
18 Jun 2020

Job Description

There has arisen the need, through internal promotion, a vacancy for an acting Band 6 Bio-Medical scientist in Microbiology.

Microbiology in Weston division of UHBW is a small team, comprising of 12 staff, processing approx. Apply clinical specimens a year, to support the Weston Hospital clinical staff and clinicians from the local community.

This post will be available for the period from May 2020, to 1st April 2021 in the first instance, subject to review. The Microbiology service delivery at Weston is due to undergo a service appraisal and potential re-organisation, in conjunction with PHE Microbiology Bristol, which may result in the transfer of some or all of the work currently undertaken as Weston being transferred to Bristol.

Staff will be transferred to PHE Microbiology Bristol under TUPE if appropriate, and this role will be included in this review.

Please see advert for full details of the post, together with contact details to discuss the post.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

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