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Blood Transfusion Section Manager - George Eliot Hospital Site

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a band 7 Biomedical Scientist Section Manager in Blood Transfusion at our George Eliot Hospital site. We are looking for an enthusiast, highly motivated, flexible, forward thinking, driven individual who can lead a team within our Network to deliver a high quality, first class Blood Transfusion service to our users. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a strong supportive management team for Haematology and Blood Transfusion across the Network. The ideal candidate must be a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with a relevant Biomedical Science MSc or equivalent. You must have UK laboratory experience as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist, at band 6 level or above, with a specialist interest in Blood Transfusion, having goodtheoretical and practical knowledge.

Please be advised there is a provisional interview date of 9th May 2024.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the day to day operational management of the site. You will be expected to work collaboratively with the Blood Transfusion Site Section Managers on other CWPS sites and with the Network Quality, Training and IT leads for Blood Transfusion. You will be an active member of the hospital transfusion team and committee. You will be expected to perform staff appraisals and other HR duties and you should therefore have good communication and interpersonal skills.

You will be expected to cover shifts when there is a service need. You will be expected on occasion to deputise for the Network Blood TransfusionManager. You will be committed to providing a high quality service to our patients and have a commitment to training and Quality. You shouldhave an understanding of Transfusion legislation and the maintenance of compliance with BSQR (2005) and ISO 15189:2012.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Service (CWPS) is a clinically led, networked pathology service. Formed in 2008, CWPS is a managed network of laboratories hosted by University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) providing services to South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (Warwick) and George Eliot Hospital Trust (Nuneaton), as well as UHCW and the surrounding ICBs. The network offers an excellent opportunity to those seeking employment in a modern, forward thinking, innovative, high quality and high profile organisation with the prospect for great career development and future opportunities. Haematology and Blood Transfusion are ISO 15189:2012 accredited laboratories.

The ideal candidate will match the criteria set out within the Pathology Section Manager person specification.

For further details please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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