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Specialist Biomedical Scientist Leicester

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Leicester United Kingdom

2 months ago

BASE: Your primary base will be Pathology at Leicester Royal Infirmary;

however travel between UHL’s hospital sites will be required

GRADE: Band 6

REPORTS TO: Team Leader

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Department Service Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist (BMS) to work as part of our Haematology team within the FastTrack Laboratory of Blood Sciences.

The ideal candidates must be HCPC registered, will have completed a Specialist Portfolio (or equivalent) in their respective discipline and have demonstrated ability and knowledge at that level for at least 24 months. Candidates may also be considered who have started their Specialist Portfolio.

With a passion for Haematology you will be an experienced Biomedical Scientist who will join our team at an exciting time of change and modernisation. You will help to support the team to embed our quality culture into everyday practices through your understanding of UKAS IS0 15189... standards and how these impact on a clinical laboratory.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Routine Haematology testing as well as other disciplines within Blood Sciences, and be able to show an ongoing commitment to continued training and education.

The role includes shift working across all UHL sites and across the 24/7 period. You must be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills, a flexible approach in line with the Trust agenda of service reconfiguration and be capable of working accurately and efficiently under pressure. Previous experience with Pathology computer systems for Blood Sciences is essential.

We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals. We have our very own Children’s Hospital and run one of the country’s leading heart centres.

Our team is made up of more than 17,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We work with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.

They Are

Our purpose is to provide ‘Caring at its best’ and our staff have helped us create a set of values that embody who we are and what we’re here to do.
• We focus on what matters most
• We treat others how we would like to be treated
• We are passionate and creative in our work
• We do what we say we are going to do
• We are one team and we are best when we work together

Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that ‘Caring at its best’ is not just about the treatments and services we provide, but about giving our patients the best possible experience.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust: (

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Janine Rolland Job title: Blood Sciences Deputy Service Manager Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 0116 258 6574
Leicester UK

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