Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Blood Transfusion

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
7 Jan 2021
Closes
5 Feb 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close on 17th January 2021

Interviews are due to be held on 28th January 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 specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • •HCPC Registration as a Biomedical Scientist •Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent •Evidence of CPD


Desirable criteria
  • •Appropriate Post Registration qualification in Blood Transfusion Science which may include: •BBTS Specialist Certificate in Transfusion Science Practice. •IBMS Specialist Diploma in Haematology with Hospital Transfusion Practice. •IBMS Specialist Diploma in Transfusion Science


Experience
Essential criteria
  • •Substantial practical experience of working in a Blood Transfusion laboratory. •Experience of Pathology IT systems. •Experience of Quality Management Systems. •Experience of performing Risk Assessments.


Desirable criteria
  • •Previous relevant experience of working in the NHS •Previous experience of line managing staff


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


Skills
Essential criteria
  • •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 •Willingness to undertake cross training to extend skill set to deliver role.


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


Additional Requirements
Essential 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. •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. •Awareness of self and impact on others


Desirable criteria
  • •Credible and effective leadership qualities.



Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Documents to download
  • Job description and person specification (PDF, 1.0MB)
  • Information for Applicants (PDF, 118.0KB)
  • Perfor

Ref: B210019

Job Details

Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Blood Transfusion

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
7 Jan 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
5 Feb 2021

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