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Biomedical Scientist - Blood Sciences

Employer: East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
Type: Permanent
Expires: 28 Feb 2021

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the region, employing over 10,000 staff and serving a population of almost 800,000 residents. We are an ambitious trust with a simple vision, to provide the communities we serve with excellent healthcare and build a better future for the people of east Suffolk and North Essex. To help us do this, we will work closely with our local partners to deliver more of the joined-up services and care our residents need.

For our staff and our patients we have the same philosophy: Time Matters. This new way of working will remove unnecessary stress and frustration caused by the systems we use and the way we work. We will concentrate on removing or improving the things we do that don't work for our patients. For our staff, this means more time to care for patients and greater opportunities to develop skills and experience.

To be the best, we need to attract and keep the best staff. Our size puts us in a strong position to grow, providing more of the latest services. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training. Support from technology and logistics will help us see patients at the right time.

Biomedical Scientist Band 5 in Biochemistry, Blood Sciences based at Ipswich Hospital

Band 5 salary starting £ 24,907 per annum pro rata

What we need from you:

Biomedical Science BSc degree or equivalent
Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Willingness to participate in the out of hour’s service
Evidence of CPD
We have a vacancy for a Biomedical Scientist in Biochemistry Department based in Blood Sciences at Ipswich Hospital. This is a wonderful opportunity for a biomedical scientist to be part of a growing, energetic, highly motivated and dynamic team to provide an efficient and effective service to our patients. You will enjoy a varied range of responsibilities from maintaining the quality management system and UKAS accreditation, training of less experienced members of staff, validating and authorizing results and most importantly providing quality service for our patients.

The Biochemistry laboratory has high-volume automation from Roche Diagnostics and the LIMS is Clinisys Lab Centre.

This post will require full participation full in a 24/7 shift working pattern and will received enhanced pay in line with Agenda for change unsocial hours payments for maintaining round the clock services. In addition, the role of the Band 5 BMS will receive a locally agreed enhanced rate for working a night shift.

Staff will be expected to participate in the out of hours roster once fully trained and competent.

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

Please note that once this advert closes, your application form will be moved to the Trusts' recruitment system, TRAC and therefore all email correspondence will be sent via the TRAC system.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Dhanaraj Krishnamurthy on 01473 703 704

Contact: Mr Dhanaraj Krishnamurth
Tel: 01473 703 704