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Biomedical Scientist Band 6

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year Pro-rata pa inc HCAS (Outer London)
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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**Previous Applicants Need Not Apply**

The successful applicant will be HCPC registered, have the IBMS Specialist Diploma in Cellular Pathology or have several years' broad experience in current laboratory practice including specialist histology techniques such as immunohistochemistry and specimen dissection. Being flexible, self-motivated and innovative will be fundamental to your role. The ability to communicate well with the senior and laboratory team is essential as well as having good team working and organisational skills with ability to use your initiative.

Please note that previous applicants within 6 months need not apply.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is a registered practitioner in a team of Biomedical Scientists and Medical Laboratory Assistants.

The post holder will participate in the delivery of a medical laboratory service to achieve the objectives of efficient and effective patient care, and resource management within the Trust participate in the day-to-day organisation, maintenance of work flow and any particular responsibilities associated with their designated sections participate in the teaching and development of staff currently in their section maintain at all times the required high standards and quality maintain an up to date knowledge of specialist area and current working practices within the diagnostic laboratory.

About us

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.

We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surreyand NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.

The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and issupported by over 500 volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.

The recruiting team reserve the right to close this advertisement early once applications reach maximum limit.

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science or equivalent with 3 years post graduate laboratory experience


  • Specialist Portfolio in Cellular Pathology



  • Experience of working as a Biomedical Scientist in Histology.
  • Demonstrate a broad level of laboratory experience.


  • Understanding of the principles of audit.
  • Some experience in training and supervision of lower staff grades.



  • Able to communicate effectively in English language both in writing and verbally.
  • Problem solving skills Ability to keep calm under pressure and act professionally at all times


  • A broad range of techniques and knowledge of UKAS accreditation
  • Knowledge of Laboratory computer systems e.g. Telepath

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


Epsom and St. Helier sites

Epsom and St.Helier NHS Trust


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