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Advanced Biomedical Scientist - Haematology / Blood Transfusion

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year pa inclusive HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking to recruit to a full time post and are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated, hard-working individual able to demonstrate a flexible approach to work.

South West London Pathology is an award-winning NHS pathology partnership set up by St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to provide a single, integrated pathology service across South West London and beyond. On 1 May 2021, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust joined to form an expanded South West London Pathology partnership.

Main duties of the job

This post is based at Kingston Hospital however the post holder may be required to work at any of the South West London Pathology sites as and when necessary.Applications are invited from suitably qualified and motivated State Registered Biomedical Scientists to join a well-established team within the Biochemistry section of this busy department, which has full Clinical Pathology Accreditation. The department actively encourages further education and CPD activities.

About us

The departments are equipped with Beckman Coulter DxH900 and ACL Top 550 with AutoMate 1200 for pre/post analytics for Haematology and coagulation services, and Neo Iris (Immucor) fully automated equipment for Blood Transfusion services. The department operates a 24hr shift system to cover a busy ED, obstetrics and acute services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Applicants must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and have post registration experience in a CPA or IBMS accredited laboratory.The successful candidate will be expected to contribute tothe 24 hour/ seven day service.

Find out more about South West London Pathology on our website

**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**

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • An honours degree or equivalent in a biological science
  • HCPC Registration
  • Hold the IBMS Specialist Diploma in relevant discipline or equivalent experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • Proven experience post HCPC registration in the relevant discipline
  • Excellent working knowledge of specialist subject in relevant discipline
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues
  • Experience of quality management systems

Skills and Abilities


  • Practical specialist analytical skills associated with diagnostic laboratory work
  • Competence in PC word processing, spreadsheet and database software
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to follow written methodologies or protocols
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work pressure
  • Ability to plan and prioritise allocated work
  • Intermediate level of computer skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Use of enhanced pathology computer systems

Other relevant


  • Good hand eye co-ordination
  • Able to perform light physical work.
  • Capable of intense periods of concentration

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital



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