We are looking for top talent to join the UK’s leading and fastest growing pathology company – a scientific organisation with a clinical purpose.
Working in partnership with our service partners, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital, Bedford NHS Hospital Trusts, and Princess Royal University Hospital we aim to set the standard for the future of pathology.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Biochemical Sciences department within Viapath Analytics, based at St Thomas' Hospital. Biochemical Sciences is comprised of the Inherited Metabolic Disease laboratory, the Purine Research Laboratory, the South East Thames Newborn Screening Service and Reference Chemistry laboratories.
A full-time, permanent appointment is available for a Lead Clinical Scientist to join the team and facilitate integrated working between the routine Inherited Metabolic Disease service and the Purine Laboratory. The successful candidate will lead in the analysis and reporting of metabolic and molecular results, the development of new tests and will contribute to the management of the laboratory.
Candidates will be expected to have considerable experience in the diagnosis of inherited metabolic diseases, with some knowledge of purine and pyrimidine disorders, as well as experience in the interpretation of molecular genetic results. They will have a thorough understanding and experience of a range of biochemical assays, in particular tandem mass spectrometry and chromatography They will also be required to have excellent communication and leadership skills. Experience in quality management and the requirements of the ISO 15189 standard is essential.
Interviews will be held - TBC
Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. All applicants are welcome to apply regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic origin, religion, or sexual orientation. Equality of opportunity is our policy.
Our Bank workers enjoy competitive market rates and flexible contract assignments across all of our sites, dependant on your availability and location.
For our Permanent workforce we offer a competitive benefits package. As well as offering competitive salaries, all employees are also entitled to:
Contributory pension scheme
Generous annual leave entitlement
Performance related pay
Annual incentive plan for all employees
Ground breaking development opportunities
Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their daily duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
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Thank you for your interest in Viapath.
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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