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Biomedical Scientist - Cellular Pathology

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Northern Care Alliance, Cellular Pathology, is an ambitious, welcoming, patient & people-focussed organisation.

As experts, we are proud to deliver high quality diagnostic & prognosticservices creating opportunities to support, develop and progress our teams, adding value to our local communities.

Applications are invited from motivated, dynamic biomedical scientists for this exciting and busy post. You will participate in the delivery of our ISO 15189 accredited Cellular Pathology service, contributing to the wide ranging laboratory service including microtomy, quality control, intra-operative diagnostic frozen sections, audit, immunocytochemistry, skin immunofluorescence, muscle enzyme histochemistry, Moh's clinic, cytology adequacy assessment clinics, renal clinics, cytology preparation, biopsy preparation, processing and embedding and special stains.

We are looking to fill this post in Cellular Pathology with an individual who is experienced, enthusiastic, self-motivated, diligent and conscientious a person who can reflect the trust values through their contribution to the work of the laboratory. You must be able to work on your own and enjoy working as part of a team.

Main duties of the job

  • To contribute and deliver the scientific and technical work of the Cellular Pathology Service
  • Maintain registration as a biomedical scientist through continuing to meet the standards of proficiency for safe and effective practice and continuing to meet the HCPC's standards for continuing professional development.
  • To work within Trust & departmental SOPs and Policies to ensure the delivery of a safe, patient focused & high quality service.
  • To contribute to the maintenance of department quality management systems
  • To develop and maintain personal competence for all aspects of personal activity within role
  • To participate in out of hours service and weekend service as required

  • About us

    The Diagnostics and Pharmacy Group is part of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA), one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place of science, innovation and transformational thinking, the Diagnostic and Pharmacy Group unites Radiology, Pathology and Pharmacy services across the NCA to create a cooperative group committed to delivering safe, consistent, and high-quality care.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

    In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

    Person Specification



    • HCPC registration



    • NHS experience



    • cellular pathology experience

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


    Salford Royal Hospital

    Stott Lane


    M6 8HD

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