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Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Microbiology

Employer: Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location: West Sussex
Salary: £30,401 - £37,267
Type: Permanent
Expires: 21 Jul 2019

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Department Microbiology and Infection Service

Base Crawley (SaSH)

Band 6

Hours of work: 37.5

Frontier Pathology is a joint venture between Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. We are an innovative partnership of NHS pathology services, established to secure and develop pathology services for clinicians and their patients in Brighton, Surrey and Sussex. We provide pathology services in a wide variety of settings, serving our founding Trusts, other NHS and private hospitals and primary care organisations.

The Microbiology service is based on three sites at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath and Crawley Hospital, Crawley. The Microbiology service offers excellent training and staff development opportunities.

A full range of clinical services including virus serology and an extensive range of molecular tests are provided from the Brighton laboratory; food, water and environmental microbiology and MRSA screening at the Haywards Heath laboratory and a full range of clinical bacteriology services including virus serology at the Crawley laboratory.

Applicants must be HCPC registered, hold an IBMS Specialist Portfolio and have extensive post registration experience in a routine diagnostic microbiology laboratory. Consideration will be given to applicants who are near to completing a relevant specialist portfolio

The successful applicant must be conscientious and enthusiastic and able to work well as part of a team. Participation in the out of hours rota (on call and weekends) is required. Applicants must be prepared to work and attend meetings at any of the three sites.

For further details please contact one of the site managers:

Miss Komal Vaghela on 01293 600300 ext. 3379 or email: [email protected]

Mrs Clare McKoen on 01273 696955 ext. 3678 or email: [email protected]

Interview date: 2nd August 2019

Contact: Komal Vaghela
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01293 600300 ext. 3379

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