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Registered Biomedical Scientist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The University Hospital of North Midlands, Mid Cheshire and East Cheshire NHS Trusts are working collaboratively to form a Pathology network in line with a NHSI directive.

Registered Biomedical Scientist - Haematology & Blood Transfusion (Band 5/6 Depending on Experience)

Macclesfield District General Hospital


Main duties of the job

A vacancy has arisen for two Registered Biomedical Scientists based in Haematology and Blood Transfusion at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across four sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent, County Hospital in Stafford, Leighton hospital in Crewe and Macclesfield District General in Macclesfield. We are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification

Knowledge, skills & experience


  • Previous experience of working in a Laboratory environment
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of Haematology techniques
  • Understand the role of diagnostic Haematology in a clinical setting
  • Familiarity with IT systems in Pathology
  • Experience of working in a team and alone
  • Excellent keyboard skills and attention to detail
  • Good manual dexterity skills and co-ordination
  • Experience of working to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) contributing to their review and implementation
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workload and work to deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively and accurately, face to face, written, and by phone with colleagues and users of the service



  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science or equivalent
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


  • Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) Specialist Diploma in Haematology & Blood Transfusion or equivalent

Personal qualities


  • Acts to support and enable effective teamwork
  • Delivers work of consistent and predictable high quality
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods
  • Professional personal presentation and manner
  • Prepared to work flexibly, including participation in a 7 day, 24 hour shift pattern
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and data quality
  • Ability and willingness to fulfil the travel requirements of the post - primary place of work as per JD but on rare occasion may be asked to work at another site where the Trust has responsibility for Pathology services.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Macclesfield district General Hospital

Victoria Rd


SK10 3BL

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