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Biomedical Scientist - Blood Sciences

Band 5

Main area
Blood Sciences
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Hull Royal and Castle Hill Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum (Annex 21 post at 75% of point 23)
29/03/2019 23:59

The haematology laboratory at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has a wide test repertoire including routine haematology, blood transfusion, coagulation, special haemostasis and haemoglobinopathy testing.
The laboratory is one of the busiest haematology laboratories in the region processing in excess of 900,000 requests pa.

The department is equipped with the Sysmex HST system, IL TOP coagulation analysers and Ortho Vision blood transfusion analysers.
The wide variety of work and expertise available at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital provides an ideal environment for aspiring multidisciplinary Biomedical Scientists. This is a challenging post for an enthusiastic, well motivated, forward thinking individual, who will be expected to develop multidisciplinary skills as part of the laboratory's on-going move towards an integrated Blood Sciences department.

Individuals applying as a trainee position must have an IBMS accredited degree to undertake a IBMS registration portfolio. Applicants with partial portfolios may be given precedence for interviewing. 

Hull is a cosmopolitan and upcoming, yet affordable city. As UK City of Culture for 2017 it is a great place to experience art, music, theatre, heritage and much more. Hull’s location offers its resident’s great transport links to Europe and the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Coast is on our doorstep.

 ** Figure relates to year 1 of 3 year NHS pay deal. 


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Applicant requirements

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

Jenny Williams, Chief Biomedical Scientist, Haematology Tel: (01482) 607774 email:

Jannene Sanders, Chief Biomedical Scientist, Coagulation. Tel: (01482) 46 1353 email: