Specialist Practitioner - South East - COVID 19

Posted 11 May 2021
Salary£32000 - £39000 per annum
LocationSouth East England
Job type Temporary
DisciplineBiomedical Science Jobs, Associate practitioner
Reference27201
Contact NameMAXXIMA BIO

Job description

Maxxima are currently recruiting for band 6 Specialist Practitioner to fill a COVID 19 related role in the South East.

The successful candidates will be experienced in microbiology or pathology. The roles operates on a shift pattern with uplifts in place for any out of hours work.


The pay rate for this specialist practitioner vacancy is  £32,933-£39,681 + unsociable hours uplift


Requirements of this Specialist Practitioner vacancy:
  • BSc Biomedical Science or equivalent. 
  • Experience within a busy pathology lab - 1 to 2 years experience.
  • Strong PCR experience.
  • Be flexible to work night shifts after a training period.
  • HCPC registration (DESIRABLE).
  • Experience with working in a diagnostics lab preferred.  

Responsibilities of this Specialist Practitioner vacancy: 

  • To be aware of the financial constraints within the NHS and Pathology and ensure that there is no unnecessary wastage of reagents or consumables in laboratory processes.
  • Be aware of advances in COVID-19 testing and related topics.
  • Apply their problem solving skills to situations which may arise from time to time which may otherwise impact adversely on the service.
  • Implement policies and procedures, including all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Be responsible for the safe and appropriate use of highly complex and/or expensive laboratory equipment.
  • Receiving, analysing and reporting specimens for COVID-19 testing.


If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply by clicking the apply button. If you’d like more details about this role, contact the biomedical science team today on 02077498282 – we always have time to take your call. If the role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not register with Maxxima today?

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