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Cellular Pathology
Band 5
Fixed term: 12 months
Part time: 30 hours per week (The expectation is that one post will cover 8am-2pm and one post will cover 1pm-7pm, Monday to Friday)
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Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Salford Royal Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 pro rata
Salary period
09/03/2021 23:59

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Biobank Technician (Biomedical Scientist) - Research and Innovation

Band 5

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was created by bringing together staff and services from two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of over 19,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us. 



Applications are invited from motivated, dynamic biomedical scientists for these exciting and busy posts.

Two qualified Biomedical Scientists are being sought to provide split cover between the hours of 8am and 7pm Monday - Friday.  You will ensure the smooth collection, processing, storage and management of tissue samples from neurosciences patients for the Northern Care Alliance Research Collection (NCARC). NCARC is an ethically approved tissue bank, obtaining consent from patients for the storage and use of excess diagnostic and clinical tissue for research. 

You will involve working closely with clinicians, operating theatre staff, laboratory staff and research staff. 

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Natalie Garratt
Head of Innovation
07395 799974

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