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Specialis Biomedical Scientist

Band 6

Main area
Microbiology
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job ref
379-SEP120-18
Employer
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Town
Brighton
Salary
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
06/11/2018

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 holds UKAS accreditation at all sites and 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 services including virus serology and some molecular tests 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. Applicants must be prepared to work and attend meetings at any of the three sites.

 

  • 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.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people 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

Mrs Clare McKoen on 01273 696955 ext. 3678 or email: clare.mckoen@bsuh.nhs.uk

or

Miss Komal Vaghela on 01293 600300 ext. 3379 or email: komal.vaghela@bsuh.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01444 448692 / 448616