Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people - patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients and rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH's values - Together- safe, kind, excellent - are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.
Applications from Biomedical Scientists are invited to apply for the post of Laboratory Manager in the Biochemical Genetics Unit. Applicants must be HCPC registered as a Biomedical Scientist. Candidates must have experience of various methodologies utilised in the Biochemical Genetics Unit (including tandem mass spectrometry and a range of chromatographic techniques) as well as practical experience of resource and change management and team building.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape and develop the dedicated team of healthcare professionals to maintain a high quality service for diagnosis and management of inborn errors of metabolism and for newborn blood spot screening. This role includes the day to day management of the laboratory including compliance with the quality management system, expert advice and specialist training of staff. Personal development in laboratory management skills will be actively encouraged and supported.
The Biochemical Genetics Unit provides Newborn Blood Spot Screening for East Anglia, together with metabolic investigations for hospitals within this area and further afield. The laboratory team is committed to providing a friendly, responsive and efficient service, and the successful applicant will need to demonstrate both leadership qualities and their ability to work as a team player.
The closing date for this vacancy is 31st March 2019 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.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Sarah Hogg Consultant Clinical Scientist / Director Biochemical Genetics Unit on Apply
Ian Halsall Blood Sciences Lead on Apply