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Specialist Biomedical Scientist/Biomedical Scientist

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£28,834 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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We are seeking a qualified, well-motivated HCPC registered Specialist Biomedical Scientist, with post registration NHS experience within the Microbiology for this role at Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

The Microbiology service delivers a high quality pathology service to the Royal Glamorgan Hospital site, and this post is based at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

This post is part time (32.5 hours per week) and participation in the 7 day shift system will be required, for which appropriate Agenda for Change enhancements are paid.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The ideal candidate will have proven post-registration experience within Microbiology or molecular testing and meet the full criteria of the Specialist BMS Band 6 Job Description and Person Specification.

However, the service will also consider either a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist who has not yet completed the Specialist Portfolio (Band 6 Annex 21 will apply). The Annex 21 percentage applied would be 75% or 70% of the top of the relevant band, dependent on the individual's previous experience.


a registered Biomedical Scientist IBMS with accredited Degree, who meets the criteria of the Band 5 Job Description and Person Specification.

Applicants are encouraged to contact us to discuss these various opportunities in more detail.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Accredited Degree in Biomedical Science
  • IBMS registration portfolio/in progress/to start


  • IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Microbiology
  • Higher specialist diploma in Microbiology
  • MSc in Biomedical Science



  • NHS Laboratory Experience


  • Proven post-registration experience in Microbiology or molecular testing

Personal Attributes


  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to maintain concentration during complex tasks
  • Capable of working independently


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Royal Glamorgan Hospital


CF72 8XR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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