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Specialist Biomedical Scientist


Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 415-E20-174

Employer: Department: Microbiology Location: Barnstaple Salary: £31,365-£37,890 per annum pro rata

Job Purpose: Be part of a diverse team and to contribute to the provision of a high quality, accurate, timely and efficient routine Microbiology and Andrology service.

The post holder to rotate into all sections within Microbiology, including Blood cultures, Swabs, Urines, Mycology, Enterics, Respiratory, Virology Serology and Andrology, under the charge of a Senior Biomedical Scientist, and following standard operating procedures.

Be actively involved in the monitoring of the quality of the preparation of all specimens received in Microbiology and ensure the smooth running of the service. To take part in the out of hours (on-call) service with also a requirement to work Saturday mornings (currently 1 in 4), Sunday mornings (currently 1 in 8) and Public holidays on a rotational basis.

Closing Date: 27/07/2020

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:
  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples' independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient's stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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Barnstaple, England, Devon, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  14819985
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  30/06/2020, 13:10
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