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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Band 6

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Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Castle Hill Hospital Cottingham
£28,050 - £ 36,664 per annum
24/10/2018 23:59

Band 6 Specialist Biomedical Scientist (Virology)

Full time 37.5 hours/week

A position has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Biomedical Scientist to work in the virology laboratory based at the Castle Hill Hospital site of this UKAS accredited laboratory. This is a well-equipped laboratory providing a wide range of specialised and routine tests and handling approximately 150,000 tests per year. We are currently updating and expanding our equipment and test repertoire.

Laboratory core hours are between 08:30 and 17:00 Monday to Friday. A flexitime system is in operation.  The post holder will be required to work flexibly depending on the needs of the service which may include any integrated shift system/rotation pattern which operates in the department. Weekends and Bank Holidays are covered on a rota basis.

Candidates must possess a BSc in Biomedical Sciences (or equivalent), Specialist portfolio or equivalent and at least 4 years post registration experience in diagnostic virology and be registered with the Health Care Professions Council

The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country. We provide a comprehensive pathology service, including an expanding molecular testing provision.

The Trust’s values are: Care Accountability Honesty If you are considering applying for this post within Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust ask yourself whether you demonstrate our behaviors and values. If you do, then we want to hear from you. We are 100% committed to providing high quality patient care, and if you feel that you agree with our mission, values and can advocate the above behaviors then we want to hear from you!

 Benefits In return, we will support your personal development and continued professional development, and offer you to be part of our team. The NHS also offers one of the most competitive benefits package with regards to Annual Leave, Pensions and a comprehensive range of NHS Discounts.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gillian Helm

Gillian Helm Chief Biomedical Scientist 01482 624330