Clinical - HCPC

Biomedical Scientist – Blood Sciences

Biomedical Scientist – Blood Sciences

Package up to £40,750 + 33days AL + Pension + Free Healthcare Plan + Financial Well-being

Oxford

Fulltime– Permanent – 37.5 hours

Is quality at the forefront of what you do?

Are you looking to work for an organisation that invests in you and puts your health & wellbeing first?

Are you a Biomedical Scientist that is looking to gain experience in blood sciences?

Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking for a Biomedical Scientist to join a private pathology team based in their private hospital in the historic City of Oxford.

We are working with one of the leading not-for-profit UK healthcare organisations, where surplus funds are reinvestment back into infrastructure and refurbishments but most importantly, enhancing the skillset of their staff. With a pioneering approach to healthcare, they incorporate prevention, relief, and cure seamlessly within an integrated setting. The organisation has neither shareholders nor stakeholders, so the pure focus is to deliver outstanding healthcare to patients and service users which is reflected in their “Good” CQC rating.

You will be working in a world-renowned centre of excellence for surgical and medical expertise. The hospital is one of the most modern and technologically advanced private hospitals in the UK. You will be a part of a tightly knit team within their pathology lab, not only working on samples from the hospital but also receiving samples from external sources such as GPs and the British army to name a couple.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary up to £35,750 DOE
  • Up to £5,000 on call enhancements
  • 33 days AL increasing with service
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free healthcare plan
  • Financial well-being including affordable loans and access to your pay when you need it
  • Free gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Online GP consultation
  • Emotional well-being support

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a Biomedical Scientist who can demonstrate their post-qualification experience and competencies working in a lab environment. You will ideally have 1 year’s post HCPC registration experience preferably in haematology and chemistry or haematology and blood transfusion however, candidates with any laboratory background are welcome to apply!

The successful candidate will work to the highest quality and take pride in the work they do. You will be fully autonomous in the work you do and have a positive and constructive approach to meet customer requirements. You will ensure your work meets the required standards whilst encouraging the same in others. You should be proactive in the development of personal skills and behaviours and always look to identify improvement opportunities in your work and your knowledge.

This vacancy is for the blood science team within the pathology lab. You will be trained in Haematology, Blood Transfusion, and biochemistry.

Duties as a Biomedical Scientist will include:

  • Maintain an organised and sterile working area and equipment.
  • Administer the supply of bloody products, ensuring controlled blood stocks.
  • Contribute to the review, update, and implementation of standard operating procedures.
  • Aid with the production of statistics and the analysis.
  • Ensure laboratory audits are in line with the quality management strategy.
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures whilst performing all biomedical diagnostic testing and reporting.
  • Conduct quality control procedures, advising senior staff of any issues.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of specimens and results.

This is a permanent position, where you will work 37.5 hours a week. This is spread across a five-day working week (Monday – Friday) with two different shift patterns, 08:00 – 16:00 and 09:00 – 17:00. You must also participate in the on-call rota for the department, which is 1 in 4 weeks, subject to change to support the needs of the service. The on call standby rate is 10% and call the call out rate is 1.5x. Due to the on call aspect to this role, the ideal candidate will be within a 30 minute commute from the hospital.

If you feel you have the transferable skills for this role, then please apply!

Requirements

  • BSc in Biomedical Science or equivalent.
  • HCPC registered.
  • Extensive experience working in a laboratory setting.
  • Capability to work autonomously with experience working alone out of hours.
  • Proficient in multi-disciplinary techniques and various analytical equipment.

Location

This private hospital is easily commutable by car or public transport links from Aylesbury, Witney, Wheatley, Kennington, Headington, Kidlington, Cowley, Cumnor, Bicester, Abington, Dorchester, Thame, Woodstock, Swindon, Abingdon, Bicester, Reading, Buckingham, Newbury, Shrivenham, Bampton.

Summary

We are looking for a Biomedical Scientist to join a pathology team based in their pathology lab in the oxford area. In return, you will receive a salary of up to £35,750 DOE as well as a great benefits package.

Recommendations

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 Vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Contact Details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contactReza Abbasion02393874296. Alternatively, email an updated CV to[email protected]

Reza Abbasi - Consultant - Compass Associates - Healthcare
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Reza Abbasi (AREC)

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