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Biomedical Scientist/Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 Per Annum (Pro rata for part time)
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in a career in Biomedical science? Then this is the opportunity for you. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5/6 Biomedical Scientist to join our Biochemistry team in the Blood Sciences department.

Blood Sciences at Broomfield Hospital is a friendly department that incorporates Biochemistry, Blood Transfusion, Haematology, Immunology and Sample Reception. The department provides analytical services for the Mid Essex Trust, St Andrews Burns Unit and other NHS & non-NHS providers. Biochemistry also provides the Maternal Serum Screening service for the area.

Main duties of the job

The department provides analytical services for the Mid Essex Trust, St Andrews Burns Unit and other NHS / non-NHS providers. The department is equipped with Beckman automation, E411, CZE for proteins,HPLC and Kryptors for Down service , with Enterprise as the laboratory computer system in use. The department is fully UKAS ISO15189 accredited.

The department regularly hold lunchtime seminars and we have a full-time Training Lead in post across Blood Sciences to support training needs. You must be keen to develop your knowledge and skills but to also develop others.

For band 6 Specialist Portfolio or relevant post registration experience

The post-holder will be required to obtain and maintain competency in all relevant areas of the laboratory.

Once competent the post will require shift work on our 24/7 rota working nights, lates and weekends.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress

Job description

Job responsibilities

Your role will be to work in all sections of Biochemistry, possibly working towards some multi-disciplinary working with other Blood Science specialties in the future.

To know more details kindly see the attached job description

Person Specification

Education & Qualification


  • HCPC registered


  • Specialist Portfolio or equivalent

Knowledge & Experience


  • Demonstrable post registration experience


  • Demonstrable post registration experience required for Band 6



  • IBMS accredited BSc Hons in Biomedical Science or equivalent


  • Started specialist portfolio

Knowledge and Experience


  • Understanding of Quality Assurance principles and other Quality procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Court road



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