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Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Biochemistry Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum + RRP £5,892 p.a.
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 29/05/2019
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A position has arisen in the Blood Sciences Department at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust for a State Registered, Specialist Biomedical Scientist based in the Biochemistry laboratory on our Furness General Hospital site in the South Lakes region of Cumbria.

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

Barrow-in -Furness and the surrounding area of South Cumbria is a beautiful place in which to live and work. The area has a strong local economy offering diverse opportunities, especially in specialist technological fields. A variety of accommodation is available, from secluded village and coastal properties to modern town centre properties. 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 30 minutes away and rail links with Manchester and Liverpool mean large cities are 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 an 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 round the clock clinical service to the local population. You will be required to take part in a ten person shift rota providing the out of hours acute Biochemistry service.

The department is committed to continuous development and quality improvement and you must be equally committed to these principles.

There will be opportunities available for further developing your skills in all aspects of Blood Sciences to enable to you fulfil your potential and further your career.

Applications will not be considered from candidates not registered as Biomedical Scientists with the HCPC.

This post currently attracts a long term recruitment and retention premium of £5892 p.a. which is reviewed annually.

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.

Registered or Trainee Biomedical Scientist – Blood Sciences Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow in Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £24,214 - £30,112 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 29/05/2019
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A permanent position has arisen within the Blood Science Service at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust for a Registered Biomedical Scientist based at Furness General Hospital in Barrow-in Furness.

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

The location allows easy access to the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay each offering extensive recreational opportunities.

This is an interesting and challenging position within a busy CPA accredited Blood Science laboratory with a diverse repertoire. The Blood Science laboratories across the Trust work closely together to provide an efficient, high quality service utilising common analytical platforms and IT systems. We are also working towards UKAS accreditation.

The department is committed to continuous development and quality improvement and the successful candidate must be equally committed to these principles.

Applications will be considered from State Registered Biomedical Scientists or graduates with IBMS accredited Biomedical Science degrees who have completed their IBMS Registration Portfolio.

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.

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