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Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week, shifts covering 24/7, including weekends, Bank Holidays)
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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Employer type
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
06/10/2021 23:59

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Biomedical Scientist

Band 5

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance

Applications are invited from individuals who are dedicated, enthusiastic, energetic, skilled and confident in their technical abilities to apply for the post of Biomedical Scientist (Band 5, in virology) within our Clinical Microbiology Laboratory based at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Applicants must be HCPC registered with sufficient relevant post registration experience to practice at Band 5 level.

Applicants without HCPC registration need not apply as you will not be considered for this post.

Applicants who have applied for BMS vacancies within this department over the last six months Dec 2020-May 2021) need not apply as you will not be considered for this post.

The Clinical Microbiology laboratory at Leicester is a comprehensive medical microbiology service handling around 750,000 microbiology and virology samples per year. We are active in supporting infection prevention, control & diagnostics of a wide range of infections. The laboratory is UKAS accredited. The department has rapidly expanding molecular repertoire. Teaching, training, audit, research and development are actively encouraged and pursued within the department. The laboratory is approved by the IBMS and fully supports continuing professional development.

Additional qualities that the department seek are an understanding of UKAS and quality within a clinical laboratory, a drive to improve laboratory processes, a flexible approach, ability to manage high workloads, good written and verbal communication skills, a strong team ethic as well as good performance as an individual BMS.

The post holder will be expected to assist the section manager in the daily operations and service provision of the department, to include essential Quality tasks. If you believe that this could be you and are looking for a new challenge; your application would be gratefully received.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Daxa Patel
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Deputy Service Manager
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0116 25 6541
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0116 2586541

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