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Biomedical Scientist Haematology & Blood Transfusion

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This post includes non-negotiable compulsory full shift participation, 08:00-08:00

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced Biomedical Scientist with a specialist portfolio or equivalent experience to join us and contribute to our growth at this exciting time. We are part of the BSPS group and have recently implemented new Abbott Alinity analysers and Winpath Enterprise LIMS. Lone working OoH experience, good time management and team working skills are essential.

The laboratory is approved as a training site. We also hold full compliance with the Blood Safety & Quality Regulations Act 2005. We encourage and support staff professional development.

The Haematology and Blood Transfusion laboratory is well equipped and benefits from Abbott Alinity Hq/Hs for Haematology, Immucor Neo Iris for Blood Transfusion and ACL TOPS 550 CTS for Coagulation.

We run a shift system and participation by the successful candidate is compulsory once deemed competent by the Lead BMS.

Please be advised that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England
  • Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.
  • National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.
  • We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application accurately reflects where you match them. For further information regarding the role please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the personal specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital

Canada Avenue



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