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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Newport
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and well-motivated Band 6 Biomedical Scientist to join the team at the Microbiology laboratory in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board at our Royal Gwent Hospital site.

We are looking to employ a suitably qualified Biomedical Scientist, who has HCPC registration, relevant experience in Microbiology and has completed the IBMS Specialist Portfolio.

We would also welcome applications from enthusiastic staff currently employed at Band 5 level who are currently undertaking or are willing to undertake the IBMS Specialist Portfolio and for these posts we will appoint at Annex 21.

Full time, part time or job share applications will be considered.

Main duties of the job

The Department processes a wide variety of clinical samples using both manual and automated methodology. We cover a variety of services, such as Bacteriology, Serology, Mycology, Molecular Diagnostics and Andrology. Molecular Microbiology is based at The Grange University Hospital (Cwmbran), Bacteriology, Virology and GU Medicine services are based at Royal Gwent Hospital (Newport) and Andrology is based Nevill Hall Hospital (Abergavenny) and you may be required to work at either site according to the demands of the service.

There will be a requirement to work evenings, night shifts, weekends and Bank holidays on a rotational basis.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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 speciality 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. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

The Royal Gwent Hospital

Cardiff Road, Newport

Newport

NP20 2UB

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040-HS021-0524

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