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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Employer
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockport
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Cellular Pathology (Band 6 - 37.5hrs/week) - Fixed term contract - 12 monthsAn exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified Specialist Biomedical Scientists to join our friendly but busy Cellular Pathology team at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.The Department handles in excess of 21,000 surgical histology requests and 1600 non-gynaecological specimens per year.

Main duties of the job

Suitable candidates will be required to have extensive Cellular Pathology knowledge, experience and successfully completed their IBMS registration and specialist portfolio or equivalent qualification. You will need to be able to demonstrate that you are self-motivated, organised and participating in CPD activities. You will be working alongside Medical Laboratory Assistants', Assistant Practitioners, Biomedical Scientists, Junior Medical staff and Consultant Pathologists and will be expected to rotate through all sections of the laboratory and take part in our early/late rota's following relevant training.

The department is currently implementing digital pathology and Vantage workflow management systems. The successful candidate will be required to engage fully with this process and support implementation and development of the service.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice


Job description

Job responsibilities

Suitable candidates will be required to have extensive Cellular Pathology knowledge, experience and successfully completed their IBMS registration and specialist portfolio or equivalent qualification. Consideration may be given to applicants who can demonstrate that they are near to completion of their specialist portfolio and if successful would be paid at Band 5 rate until completed. You will need to be able to demonstrate that you are self-motivated, organised and participating in CPD activities. You will be working alongside Medical Laboratory Assistants, Assistant Practitioners, Biomedical Scientists, Junior Medical staff and Consultant Pathologists and will be expected to rotate through all sections of the laboratory and take part in our early/late rotas following relevant training.

The department is currently implementing digital pathology and Vantage workflow management systems. The successful candidate will be required to engage fully with this process and support implementation and development of the service.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualifications


Desirable

  • IBMS Specialist Portfolio


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in relevant discipline


Desirable

  • Experience in NHS laboratory


Tailored Application

Essential

  • Criteria driven application
  • Computer literacy


Desirable

  • Experience with digital pathology


Ability to fulfill job requirements

Essential

  • Ability to fulfill job requirements


Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Grove

Stockport

SK2 7JE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

362-A-23-6146599-A

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