Specialist Biomedical Scientist Microbiology - Bedford - Permanent

Posted 23 November 2023
Salary £35392 - £40588 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Biomedical Science JobsMicrobiology
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Microbiology, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Bedford, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Specialist Biomedical Scientist, you will be working  in an NHS lab with state of the art facilities, provide a high level of microbiological analysis to provide patients with the highest level of diagnosis and treatment.

What’s in it for you as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist:

  • NHS Pension
  • Clear career & Development pathway
  • national NHS membership discounts
  • Access to affordable housing
  • Flexible working
  • Health benefits
  • Access to staff facilities such as gym, sports and social club
Your main responsibilities as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist:
  • Deliver a high quality, efficient and effective service, through the Quality Management System [QMS]
  • Implement policies and procedures ensuring that the service complies with current UKAS standards, national and European legislation and discipline specific regulatory bodies
  • Train scientific and support staff
  • Monitor and review equipment, its maintenance, performance monitoring and EQA is completed and recorded in a timely way
  • Provide specialist knowledge and skills in the department for operational and technical support and advice in result production and interpretation for tests conducted
  • Entering patient data, issue results and reports in accordance with agreed policy and in a timely fashion
  • Utilise knowledge & skills for research and development in the evaluation of Microbiology equipment and new methodology, contributing to the report that includes statistical analysis of data with graphical representation to aid the decision making process
What we are looking for in a Specialist Biomedical Scientist:
  • BSc in Biomedical Sciences or equivalent and demonstrable experience at BMS level
  • HCPC State Registration
  • IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Medical Microbiology or equivalent
  • Specialised knowledge of Microbiology (Bacteriology and Virology)
  • Awareness of serological and molecular techniques
Why work with Maxxima?
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
  • 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
Please note: 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.
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or lucy.holmes@maxximagroup.com