Band 8 Biomedical Scientist - Histology

Posted 12 February 2024
Salary £35 - £42 per hour
LocationBarton
Job type Temporary
Discipline HistologyBiomedical Science Jobs
Reference52845
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

The Biomedical Science team at Maxxima are currently recruiting a Band 8 Biomedical Scientist in Histology to work in Devon. We are looking for a biomedical scientist who can make a real difference in supporting the laboratory's service.

Position:
 Biomedical Scientist
Banding: 8
Location: Devon
Hours: Full-time
Duration: Temporary

What will you be doing in this Biomedical Scientist role?

As a Biomedical Scientist in Histology, you will have good knowledge of laboratory informatics systems. On a day to day basis you will be supporting the senior biomedical scientists in the delivery of the service and providing guidance to junior members of staff.

The benefits of this position are:
  • Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
  • Dedicated and experienced consultants who fully understand your specialist field
  • Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
  • Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
  • Practical assistance with professional body registration
  • A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
Essential Requirements for this Biomedical Scientist position:
  • HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist
  • MSc approved by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and/or Fellowship of the IBMS or IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma
  • Wide knowledge of histopathology techniques, including Health & Safety, legal and administrative requirements
  • Substantial experience as a Chief BMS (Band 8a)
  • Management/leadership qualification
  • Chartered Scientist
  • Good knowledge of laboratory informatics systems
  • Possess financial and budgetary awareness
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Use of the Winpath LIMS (laboratory information management system)
  • Previous involvement in design and roll out of laboratory informatics system
  • Knowledge of mortuary procedures
  • Knowledge of cytology procedures
  • Experience in equipment selection and preparation of business cases
  • Manual dexterity in use of microtomes and performance of specimen dissection
  • Unavoidable exposure to potentially dangerous biological specimens (HIV, Hep B&C +ve etc)
  • Daily use of manual techniques involving the use of potentially hazardous chemicals and reagents
We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

Why work with Maxxima?
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Biomedical Science Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple client
  • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
  • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
  • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom
  • Collaboration on exclusive Laboratory projects with the wider Acacium Group as a whole
What are the next steps?
If the role sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply now.
If you are interested in registering with us, would like to know more about this position or simply discuss any other opportunities we have, we would love to hear from you. Feel free to contact us directly for a chat on 0207 749 8282 or Bio@maxximagroup.com.
 
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