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Biomedical Scientist - Haematology/BT

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,408 to £34,581 per annum incl HCAS
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a post in Haematology/Blood Transfusion available for a Biomedical Scientist at Band 5.

If you are looking for a BMS position with a desire to work as part of one of the largest NHS led Pathology Services in the South of England, we can offer:

o innovative practices.o strong, personal and professional development.o a laboratory at the forefront of the national Modernising Pathology agenda.o forward thinking and team orientated staff. We can help you to achieve these by supporting your development by providing access to courses up to and including Master's degree. In addition we support development of staff with internal and external courses for management, Health & Safety and Quality management.

This is a full shift post, which includes night and weekends.

Main duties of the job

You will work in rotation within all sections of the laboratory, namely General Haematology, Coagulation, Blood Transfusion. The laboratory is well equipped with Sysmex-XN, and ACL-TOPS analysers. Blood Transfusion utilises IBG Galileo Blood Group Analyser.

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for main responsibilities.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviors that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical, and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for main responsibilities.

Our laboratoryhasaccreditation for UKAS ISO:15189 and is also accredited with CPA, MHRA, IIP and is accredited as a training laboratory by the IBMS for both registration and specialist portfolios leading to HCPC registration.Band 5 applicants will be supported to do the specialist portfolio and on completion be upgraded to Band 6.

Person Specification



  • BSc in Biomedical sciences (H)
  • HCPC registration in Biomedical sciences (H)
  • Evidence of CPD (H)


  • MSc in Biomedical sciences



  • Multi-tasking skills, prioritisation skills and initiative
  • Team worker
  • Working out of hours


  • Eger to learn and show intiative



  • Experience of a diagnostic speciality in Blood sciences


  • Experience in Haematology and Blood Transfusion desirable

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Wexham Park Hospital



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