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Biomedical Scientist

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Biomedical Scientist - Blood Sciences

GRADE: Band 5

BASE: Your primary base will be Leicester Royal Infirmary

REPORTS TO: Team Leader

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Departmental Service Manager

Main duties of the job

The ideal candidate will be HCPC registered, possess a degree or equivalent qualification approved by the IBMS/ HCPC, with sufficient post registration experience in Haematology to practice at Band 5 level. Applications for Trainee Band 5 positions may be considered.

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to assist the section manager in the daily operations and service provision of the department.

We are looking for good team players who can effectively contribute to the on-going development of the services within the Trust. Candidates should also show an ongoing commitment to continued professional development and training / education.

You will be a well-motivated, responsible team member who is able to manage high workloads, perform to a high quality standard and work as part of a team or on your own initiative with minimal supervision. You must be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills, a flexible approach in line with the Trust agenda of service reconfiguration and be capable of working accurately and efficiently under pressure.

Person Specification

Trust Values and Behaviours


  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours

Training & Qualifications


  • State Registered BMS (HCPC)


  • IBMS Accredited Biomedical Science degree
  • Started a registration portfolio



  • Able to demonstrate competency in appropriate laboratory techniques


  • NHS Hospital Laboratory experience
  • Haematology specific experience

Communication and relationship


  • Able to communicate concisely, effectively and clearly


  • Able to demonstrate team working



  • Experience of troubleshooting appropriate laboratory instrumentation

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust





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