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Job summary

Main area
Cellular Pathology
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Employer type
New Cross Hospital
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum
Salary period
29/03/2023 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Experienced Biomedical Scientist

Band 6



Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity to join the recently formed Black Country Pathology Service by the joining together of four Trusts: Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust and Walsall NHS Healthcare Trust.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who would welcome the challenge to join our friendly team in this hospital laboratory and participate in the delivery of a single integrated, high quality pathology service to the Trusts and GPs in the area as a hub and spoke model.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited for an experienced Band 6 Biomedical Scientist post within Cellular Pathology. To assist in the day to day running of the laboratory under the supervision of the Technical services Manager, as well as participating in all technical duties and scientific aspects of a Cellular Pathology department.

This post presents an opportunity to be part of an excellent team working in a busy and spacious hospital laboratory. You should show evidence of continuing professional development and be able to demonstrate good planning, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as evidence of competence in problem solving and prioritizing workloads. Excellent communication and multitasking skills are essential for this post.

Working for our organisation

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve.  We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.
We are delighted that we have been rated as “Good” by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.
The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Minimum qualification requirements:

BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences.

Completed IBMS Specialist Portfolio

Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

To practice competently in all areas of a histological laboratory

Please see full job description for all duties and responsibilities

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • HCPC Registration Biomedical Scientist
  • IBMS Specialist Portfolio
  • BSc Hons Biomedical Sciences

Knowledge & Skills

Essential criteria
  • Experience working in a Cellular Pathology Department

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Simon Kingscott
Job title
Technical Services Manager
Email address
Additional information

Contact Number:- 

01902 307999 Ext 88241

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