Applications from Night workers are encouraged
This is a permanent role with successful applicants being required to work at both Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford and at Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Specialist Biomedical Scientist.
Applicants for the post must hold an accredited degree and be HCPC registered.
In addition for the Band 6 post you must provide
We are looking for well-motivated, HCPC registered individuals, with experience of working in an NHS pathology laboratory (or equivalent) to join our Haematology and Blood Transfusion Department based at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford and at Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham.
In partnership with Beckman Coulter UK (BCUK) our newly designed and refurbished pathology laboratory houses a range of equipment including: Beckman Coulter DxH 800 Analysers and Slidemaker/Stainer (SMS), IL(Werfen) TOP 700 and TOP 550 coagulation analysers, Biorad Variant II for Haemoglobinopathy screening and both Biorad and Grifols blood grouping analysers.
Successful applicants will be expected to participate in an ongoing quality programme to maintain compliance with the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and United Kingdom Accreditation Standards (UKAS).
This post will require full participation full in a 24/7 shift working pattern and will received enhanced pay in line with Agenda for change unsocial hours payments for maintaining round the clock services.
Interested in joining our friendly team? For more information or an informal visit please contact Rachel Nicholas (01322428501) or Simon Jordan (01322428480).
The Trust has a strong commitment to equality and diversity. We aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 'Positive action' initiatives can be used whenever an under-represented group is identified. As our workforce is currently under-represented in bands 6, 7 and 8, we encourage applications from people with black or minority ethnic backgrounds.
Working days and or shift patterns will be agreed by the line manager to meet the needs of the service.
Night workers will be considered.
This is not a Trainee position.
Dartford, Crayford, England, London, United Kingdom