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Biomedical Scientist in Haematology and Blood Transfusion

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an HCPC registered band 5 Biomedical Scientist to join the haematology and blood transfusion team at this busy hospital.

Sound scientific and technical knowledge are vital, as is the ability to deal with the pressure of lone working. Also essential are good organisational and interpersonal skills, and high levels of concentration and attention to detail.

You will be based within the Pathology Department at King's Mill Hospital which is housed in state of the art facilities.

Flexible working is a requirement for this post and the department operates a 24/7 shift system including weekend and bank holiday rotas in which you will be expected to participate once trained.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached

Person Specification

Knowledge Requirements


  • Understanding of the role of Biomedical Scientist

Qualifications-Academic/ Craft/ Professional


  • BSc (or MSc) in an accredited Biological / Biomedical Sciences degree.
  • HCPC registered as a Biomedical Scientist.
  • IT skills


  • European Computer Driving Licence

Further Training


  • Participates in Continuing Professional Development.



  • Previous laboratory experience

Contractual Requirements


  • 37.5 hrs per week, working on any shift within the full shift system as rostered
  • Annual attendance at mandatory training.
  • To work on any site as rostered.

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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