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Band 7 Clinical Scientist

Employer
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 pro rata per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the biggest NHS Trusts inthe UK, delivering care to more than 1.6 million people a year at our three mainhospitals: Barnet, Chase Farm and Royal Free.

The Trust aims to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services,underpinned by world class teaching and research and we measure our progressagainst our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staffexperience, excellent value for taxpayers' money, being safe and meeting ourexternal duties, and building a strong organisation.

The Solid Organ Group, part of the Transplantation and specialist services division, isbased at the UKAS and EFI accredited Anthony Nolan Laboratories located at theRoyal Free site. This group provides histocompatibility and immunogenetics (H& I)services to support the Royal Free, kidney, liver and pancreatic islet transplantprogrammes.

We seek to recruit an HCPC registered clinical, biomedical scientist or a scientist withextensive experience working in H& I laboratories to join the team on a part-timebasis (0.4 WTE), working on Monday and Friday (negotiable) as part of a job sharefor a fixed-term of 1 year. The candidate should have extensive knowledge of H& Iand previous experience of performing H& I on-call work is essential. In addition, theother requirements listed in the job specification should be fulfilled.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical, Biomedical Scientist or a scientist with extensive experience working in the H& I field must be able to perform HLA typing, detect and identify HLA antibodies on the Luminex platform, and perform lymphocyte cross-matches with a flow cytometer to a very high standard. Previous experience of performing on-call H& I testing is essential and full participation in the 24/7 on-call rota is necessary

About us

The Solid Organ Group, part of the Transplantation and specialist services division, is based at the UKAS and EFI accredited Anthony Nolan Laboratories located at the Royal Free site. This group provides histocompatibility and immunogenetics (H& I) services to support the Royal Free, kidney, liver and pancreatic islet transplant programmes.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached job description.

: This part-time Clinical Scientist/Biomedical Scientist position is in the Solid Organ Group located in the Anthony Nolan Laboratory, which is responsible for all aspects of Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (H& I) relating to the renal, liver and pancreatic islet cell transplant programmes of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

The Clinical, Biomedical Scientist or a scientist with extensive experience working in the H& I field must be able to perform HLA typing, detect and identify HLA antibodies on the Luminex platform, and perform lymphocyte cross-matches with a flow cytometer to a very high standard. Previous experience of performing on-call H& I testing is essential and full participation in the 24/7 on-call rota is necessary.

In addition to this willingness and ability to actively participate in relevant research and development, audits of activity, teaching and training in this area is also required.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values

Essential

  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values


Education & professional Qualifications

Essential

  • Possession of HCPC registration as a Clinical or Biomedical scientist (candidates close to submitting their portfolio will be considered)
  • Possession of BSc and/or MSc in relevant field to H& I
  • BSHI Diploma
  • H& I on-call experience


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and IT skills
  • Ability to build good relationships and work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Willingness to be personally accountable for actions


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Free Hospital

Pond street

London

NW3 2QG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

391-RFL-6223151-B

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