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Biomedical Scientist

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Band 5
Full Time
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Royal Sussex County Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
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The department has a vacancy for an experienced HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientist.

BSUH Histopathology receives approximately 33,000 requests per annum with all the technical work being performed at RSCH. The department provides a service for a wide variety of specialities, which include Renal Medicine, Oncology and Paediatrics as well as to the Brighton & Sussex Medical School.

The department is computerised, modern and well equipped.

Applicants must hold registration, have extensive practical laboratory experience with relevant practical skills and a good knowledge of histopathology.

The post involves rotation through different sections of the laboratory including Immunocytochemistry, Electron Microscopy, Special stains, Cut Up and Main Laboratory.

The successful candidates will be encouraged to participate in Continuing Professional Development and is expected to undertake the specialist portfolio qualification in histopathology.

A five-day week flexitime system is in operation, encompassing fixed ‘core hours’
However, you would be expected to participate in a Saturday morning rota for which time off in lieu is granted.

Frontier Pathology is a new contractual joint venture which began operating from 1st April 2015, founded on consolidation and integration of pathology services between Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

• Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.

• Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)

• We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.

• If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

Interview date: week commencing 29-Jan-2018

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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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Stephanie Needham
01273 664591
Lindsey Dixon on 01273 663049,

If you have problems applying, contact

01444 448692 or 448616