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Consultant Biomedical Scientist

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 8B
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work part-time in one of the 8 English cervical screening laboratories, delivering a clinical cervical cytology service to the East Midlands region. We are a friendly team, with a strong ethos of staff support and development.

Ideally 7.5 hrs Mondays and Tuesdays are required but this can be flexible.

Main duties of the job

  • Work at consultant level in cervical cytopathology, independently reporting cervical screening samples.
  • Participation in MDTs across the laboratory footprint, primarily by Teams.
  • Participation in training of departmental staff, both medical and non-medical.

Closing date of applications - 28th May 2024

Interview date - 11th June 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification



  • Educated to Master's degree level or equivalent as Healthcare Scientist
  • Advanced Specialist Diploma Cervical Cytopathology



  • Senior clinical experience within speciality
  • Experience of reporting into MDTs


  • Experience of delivering training for medics / non-medics

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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