Specialist Biomedical Scientist/Trainee Biomedical Scientist,Annex 21 (para 2 (iii)

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Specialist Biomedical Scientist Band 6/ Trainee Annex 21 (para 2 (iii) Biomedical

This is an opportunity for an experienced HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist to work in a busy department which provides a full range of clinical and diagnostic services to NHS Tayside. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in the Bacteriology section of the Medical Microbiology Laboratory at Ninewells Hospital, who undertake 300,000 investigations per annum.

Applicants must have HCPC registration and have completed/working towards/willing to work towards an IBMS specialist portfolio in an appropriate subject or an equivalent qualification recognized by the IBMS. Candidates must be  flexible and  be able to work as part of a team. Saturdays are worked as part of the normal roster. On attaining appropriate competences you will also join the roster for the Out of Hours sessions which include Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, backshifts and on-call.

Candidates without the above qualification will be paid a percentage of the maximum salary as a Trainee in accordance with Agenda for Change Annex 21 Paragraph 2 (iii).

The Department is approved by the Institute of Biomedical Science and NHS Education Scotland as a training laboratory. The department has UKAS accreditation to ISO 15189 standards.

Informal visits are actively encouraged: enquiries to: Marilyn Clark, Service Manager Bacteriology Tel 01382 632827 or Elizabeth Aguero, Senior Biomedical Scientist Tel 01382 658611

Hours of work are: 37.5 per week

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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