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 and Princess Royal University Hospital we aim to set the standard for the future of pathology.
Extended Working Day, Band 6 Biomedical Scientist, Virology:
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 Virology 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 Virology 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 Virology portfolio, however we would consider candidates who are about to complete their specialist portfolio within the next 3 months of appointment.
The post holder would be expected to join a team that works an average 37.5 hours/week and be prepared to work as part of an extended working day (EWD) rota that includes week day Core (09:00am to 17:30pm), Early (08:00am to 16:30pm), and Late (11:30am to 20:00pm) shifts and Weekend/Bank Holiday (09:00am to 17:00pm).
The Virology department consists of two sections; serology and molecular. The serology section is highly automated, using up to date analysers such as the Abbott Architect, Diasorin Liaison/XL and the Biomerieux Vidas 3 as well as a selection of manual assays. The molecular section uses the QiaSymphony extraction platform, Qiagility sample handler, ABI 7500 Real-Time and Aus Diagnostics EasyPlex and HighPlex instruments. HIV, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B viral loads are performed on the Cobas AmpliPrep/TaqMan system. Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Trichomonas and Mycoplasma genitalium molecular assays are performed on the Hologic Panther platforms.
Interviews will be held on : August 18, 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.
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