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.
Are you looking to advance your career and specialise in Clinical Biochemistry?
This permanent Biomedical Scientist post (Band 6 AfC equivalent) offers an exciting opportunity for a HCPC registered BMS to further develop their knowledge and skills in clinical biochemistry.
You will be part of a team that provides a highly specialised laboratory service using the latest technologies in the Biochemical Sciences Department at St Thomas’ Hospital. The department comprises four laboratories; Newborn Screening Laboratory for the South East Thames region, Reference Chemistry, Purine Research Laboratory and the Inherited Metabolic Disease Laboratory. The post will involve working with analytical techniques such as mass spectrometry, capillary and gel electrophoresis, ELISA, FT-IR and real-time PCR. Within this role you will also work closely with our clinical scientist teams providing a unique insight into the management of patients. There will also be exciting opportunities to assist with method development and streamlining of laboratory processes. This post is initially based in the Reference Chemistry Laboratory, although in the future could rotate into the other areas within Biochemical Sciences.
The Biochemical Sciences Department is enthusiastic about training and career development, and will support you with future learning and development opportunities with the aid of the Viapath Scientific Learning and Development Fund. There will also be opportunity to attend conferences, user group meetings and Viapath Way Training when events arise.
The post holder will be required to participate in the Immunosuppressant weekend and bank holiday rota (approximately 1 shift every 6-8weeks).
Applicants must have HCPC registration and completed either the IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Biochemistry or an equivalent MSc. Candidates who are nearing completion of either of these qualifications are encouraged to apply.
Interviews will be held 5th February 2020
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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