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Band 5/6
Various hours available
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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Employer type
The Grange University Hospital
£24,907 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
01/02/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Biomedical Scientist

Band 5/6

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and well-motivated Band 6 Biomedical Scientist to join the team at the Molecular Microbiology laboratory in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board at our Grange University Hospital site, however there will also be opportunity to rotate to both the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall Hospital sites.

We are looking to employ suitably qualified Biomedical Scientists, who have HCPC registration, relevant experience in Microbiology and have completed  the IBMS Specialist Portfolio.

We would also welcome applications from enthusiastic staff currently employed at Band 5 level who are currently undertaking or are willing to undertake the IBMS Specialist Portfolio which may lead to Band 6 opportunities  in the future once completed.

Full time, part time or job share applications will be considered.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is currently undertaking a once in a career transformation of how healthcare will be delivered in South East Wales and we are looking for an exceptional and highly motivated Biomedical Scientist to join a team providing high quality Microbiology services.

If your values align with our Pathology vision below then this is the challenging role for you

Delivering a leading, people centred service which is innovative, dynamic and continually improving

And here are the essential facts………….

The Department processes a wide variety of clinical samples using both manual and automated methodology. We cover a variety of services, such as Bacteriology, Serology, Mycology, Molecular Diagnostics and Andrology. Molecular Microbiology is based at The Grange University Hospital (Cwmbran), Bacteriology, Virology and GU Medicine services are based at Royal Gwent Hospital (Newport) and Andrology is based Nevill Hall Hospital (Abergavenny) and you may be required to work at either site according to the demands of the service. The post is a full time permanent role, covering 37.5 hours per week. There will be a requirement to work evenings, night shifts, weekends and Bank holidays on a rotational basis.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 1st February 2021

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Julian Bendle
Job title
Laboratory Manager
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Telephone number
01633 234502
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