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Pharmacy Technician Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 Pro Rata Per Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 13/07/2020
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Do you want to join our fantastic team of Pharmacy staff working at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust?

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 4 Pharmacy Technician at our Royal Lancaster Infirmary Site.

To apply for this position you need to hold a BTEC National Certificate in Pharmacy Sciences and an NVQ level 3 in Pharmacy Services or equivalent recognised dispensing qualification and you must be registered with the GPhC as a practicing Pharmacy Technician.

We welcome full time and part time applications.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

 

Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Haematology & Transfusion Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 per annum/pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 13/07/2020
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This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust and Bay Health and Care Partners. 

Who are the Bay Health and Care Partners ? 

Bay Health and Care Partners is made up of the following organisations: 

Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group  

GP Providers Alliance  

Lancashire County Council  

Cumbria County Council   

Lancashire Care Foundation Trust  

North West Ambulance Service   

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 

 

A vacancy has arisen in the Blood Sciences Department at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust for one State Registered, Specialist Biomedical Scientists based in the Haematology and Transfusion laboratory on our Royal Lancaster Infirmary Hospital site in the Lancaster.

You will be required to participate in a 10 person 24/7 rota for which a recruitment and retention premium is currently paid (please note this is reviewed on a yearly basis and may not continue indefinitely).

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is composed of 3 main hospital sites; Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital covering a wide geographical area encompassing North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Lancaster and the surrounding area is a beautiful place in which to live and work. Lancaster is a beautiful city , with the local area offering secluded villages and coastal properties to choose from and a strong emerging local economy offering diverse opportunities. The location allows easy access to the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay each offering extensive recreational opportunities. Access to the M6 motorway is only 10 minutes away and rail links with the cities of Manchester and Liverpool within easy reach. The area also benefits from some excellent schools and colleges with numerous apprenticeships available in the area.

This is an interesting and challenging position within a UKAS accredited Blood Science laboratory. The Blood Science laboratories across the Trust work closely together to provide an efficient, high quality service utilising common analytical platforms and IT systems provided through a managed service contract with Beckman Coulter UK. 

You will be working as part of a dedicated team providing a valuable service to the local population. The department is committed to continuous development and quality improvement and the successful candidate must be equally committed to these principles.

There will be opportunities available for further developing your skills in all aspects of Blood Sciences.

Applications will not be considered from candidates not registered as Biomedical Scientists with the HCPC. Applicants at Band 5 BMS level wishing to complete the IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Haematology and Transfusion will be considered. Applicants who require revalidation will also be considered.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Previous applicants need not apply for this role. Please note if we received a high volume of applicants will we close the advert early. Please apply early if you are interested.

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