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 an experience Band 6 BMS with a good quality and training background who is not getting the job satisfaction you derserve?
Are you a Band 5 BMS who is within 3 months of completing their Specialist Microbiology Portfolio?
Do you want to gain invaluable experience working in a busy hospital laboratory working on both diagnostic provision and service development, with an emphasis on continued quality improvement?
Do you want to be recognised and valued for the work that you do?
We are seeking a proactive, motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Band 6 Biomedical Scientist (BMS) to work in the Microbiology section of the Infection Sciences Department at St Thomas' Hospital. The successful candidate would be expected to hold HCPC State Registration as a BMS, as well as have completed the specialist Microbiology portfolio, however we would consider candidates who are about to complete their specialist portfolio within the next 3 months on appointment.
The Microbiology Department receives approximately 330,000 bacteriological specimens per year. The department currently uses the Clinsys Winpath computer LIMS system and Q-Pulse. The Department also has a range of automation including the Bruker MALDI-TOF, Vitek, BD FX, BDMAX, Sedimax Urine analyser, BD MGiT , DS2 and Cepheid GeneXpert system.
The post holder would be expected to work a 37.5 hour week with 1 in 5 weekends with some lates and Bank holidays to cover a laboratory working 24/7. For this post, the applicant would not be expected to work nights.
In return we can offer training and development through the organisation’s Scientific Learning and Development fund and CPD activities. This includes opportunities to apply for funding towards a variety of qualifications. Locally we have opportunities for you to develop your knowledge in laboratory quality, health and safety and training. Job shares would be considered.
Interviews will be held on 23rd April 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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If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.
Thank you for your interest in Viapath.
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