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Biomedical Scientist - Cellular Pathology

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientist - Band 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Cellular Pathology Department at ABUHB. Cellular Pathology are expanding our services here in the Royal Gwent Hospital, and so the successful candidate would join us at a time of progression and opportunity.

Candidates must hold an accredited Degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent and be HCPC registered.

The successful applicant will be supported through their Specialist portfolio in Cellular Pathology and will be committed to working well within a team as well as promoting the quality ethos in everything we do. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail are key as well as an appreciation and acceptance of the value of high quality training, Health & Safety and commitment to the quality management systems.

We have an enthusiastic workforce with a passion for quality and continuous improvement looking to develop each specialist section in response to the single cancer pathway.

For further information and an informal visit please contact Rachel Harding, Cellular Pathology Team Leader, on 01633 23 4546

Main duties of the job

Technical skills required from the successful candidate will enable them to rotate around each of our sections main lab, (embedding and microtomy), special stains, dissection, immunocytochemistry, cryotomy and direct immunofluorescence, diagnostic cytology.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration
  • Biomedical Science degree or equivalent



  • Can undertake basic technical operations of the cellular pathology department
  • Possess IT skills


  • Experience of working with a networked pathology computer system

Personal Attributes


  • Flexible and adaptable to meet all aspects of the departments work

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Royal Gwent Hospital

Cardiff Road


NP20 2UB

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