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Senior Biomedical Scientist - Haematology

Employer: Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust
Location: Essex
Salary: £42,313 to £48,515 Per Annum Inclusive
Type: Permanent
Expires: 15 Aug 2019

Haematology Department, Blood Sciences

Queen’s Hospital Romford and King George Hospital Goodmayes

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Blood Sciences for a suitably qualified Senior Biomedical Scientist. We are looking for a Senior BMS with extensive experience in Haematology and a special interest in Haemostasis to join our team. The Haematology Department which is currently managed across 2 laboratories based at Queen’s Hospital Romford and King George Hospital Goodmayes is run as one department. All staff are expected to be able to work on either site as required, but this post will be initially be based at Queens Hospital. The department is part of Blood Sciences which plays a pivotal role in the provision of 26 million diagnostic tests annually for the Trust and primary care services.

The successful candidate will join an excellent team providing an efficient and effective haematology service to 2 busy district general hospitals. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated with good interpersonal, leadership and organisational skills and ideally have experience of leading a section of the laboratory.

This busy department is about to undergo a major modernisation and the post holder will play a key role in helping to implement these changes. The Trust's services include a large maternity unit, regional neurosurgical unit, hyper acute stroke unit, clinical haematology, haemoglobinopathy and oncology and busy accident and emergency services.

We operate a 24/7 service on both sites, and registered, experienced staff once fully competent are given the opportunity to participate in the out of hours rotas, for additional payment,. Willingness to participate in out of hours working is essential. The Trust is currently exploring an alternative system to accommodate increasing demand for routine testing 24/7.

Both hospitals offer a pleasant working environment and are well served by several bus routes and mainline stations nearby.

Join our team and make a difference.

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Aisha Ali, Lead Biomedical Scientist on 02089708019 (direct) or e-mail: [email protected]

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Amanda Vickers, Recruitment Department on 01708 435000, ext. 2826. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details below.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Aisha Ali, email [email protected]

Contact: Aisha Ali
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 02089708019

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