Location Essex, England
Job type Contract
Salary £26 - £29 per hour
Reference BIOMH2304_1570529036
Date posted October 08, 2019
Duration Ongoing
Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced Band 7 Biomedical Scientist in Haematology to fill a full-time role in Essex.

The starting pay rate for this locum Biomedical Scientist job is £26.00 to £29.00 per hour and is an ongoing role.

Requirements of the BMS role:

*Supports the senior team and Managers and is able to supervise the other BMS staff, Associate Practitioners and MLAs.
*To work within the Haematology team to ensure that all specimens are processed in a timely, appropriate manner paying particular attention to detail and quality.
*Maintenance, development and review of SOPs
*Able to follow SOPs
*Maintenance and cleaning of equipment used in the department.
*Will lead an area of the lab and be responsible for all documentation and techniques in that area.
*Assist in maintaining appropriate internal and external quality assurance to recognise poor performance and act accordingly.
*Assists with the receipt of goods and maintenance of consumable stocks
*Is aware of the cost of resources and to work as economically as practical in achieving objectives
*Suggests ways to improve working practices
*Performs any other duties, commensurate with the post and in the interest of the service
*Supervise and organise the workflow through all sections of the lab making the best possible use of available resources.
*To train and supervise junior staff.
*Liaise with consultants within and outside the department to identify and implement new techniques.
*To assist in the provision of the Haematology service in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
*Sort and process pathological specimens received in the laboratory.
*Interpret and report results via the hospital computer system

All applicants must have relevant experience of working within an NHS or Private Pathology Laboratory. Candidates must have their HCPC registration as well as a Valid Working Holiday Visa, Ancestry Visa or EU Citizenship.

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If you are interested in this position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our biomedical science team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.

We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

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Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.