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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
13 Jun 2019
13 Jul 2019

Job Description

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately Apply people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is a leading integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus in the thriving region of Manchester. We offer a unique range of services to the North West and wider regions treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. We treat more than a million patients every year and we employ hundreds of world-class staff each committed to being the very best at what we do. As one of the largest Trusts in the North West, recruiting the best talent is really important to us.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Biochemistry departments in the country. You must be an enthusiastic, aspirational and highly motivated HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist who has experience within the Biochemistry department and a passion for clinical excellence, quality and a drive for career development. As a progressive department, we currently provide a significant amount of specialist services to both clinical users and external laboratories and invest in staff development offering support and encouragement in CPD with the opportunity to attend approved seminars and external courses when available.

Suitable candidates will require Biochemistry experience post-registration and also have experience of working out of hours. Candidates must be in possession of an IBMS specialist portfolio in Clinical Biochemistry or equivalent experience, however candidates working towards their specialist portfolio will be considered for appointment at band 5.

The role will involve routine processing of analytical samples, training and development of the support staff, and involvement in maintaining protocols on the section in line with ISO 15189 such as reagent control, documentation, quality assurance, audit processes and general overall performance.

The laboratory has recently implemented the largest fully automated Roche tracking system in the world at 27 meters long, incorporating 702 and 801 analysers and a Roche 8100 pre analytic system with online centrifugation, decapping, aliquotting, sealing and storage. Furthermore, the department boasts a fully integrated mass spectrometry and specialised assay section with HPLC, electrophoresis and a wide range of manual assays.

You will be required to work primarily on the Oxford Road campus and participate within a rotational shift pattern which will include shifts throughout the departments 24 hours a day / 7 days per week service. Shift patterns will be determined by your line manager and you are required to work your contracted hours as and when necessary to meet the service needs of the department.

The department has full HCPC training status for pre and post registration IBMS portfolios and full ISO 15189 accreditation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Allison Gaskell on Apply or Apply

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and

Ref: CSS386191

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