Band 6 Biomedical Scientist – Microbiology | Barking Havering and Redbridge Univ Hospitals NHS Trust


We are seeking an enthusiastic, a well-motivated and reliable person to join our friendly team in the Microbiology department in BHR University Hospitals Trust. The department is based on 2 sites at Queens Hospital in Romford and King Georges Hospital in Goodmayes. The Queens site is the current primary work base; however, working at the King Georges site will be required.

Depending on Qualifications, the post is being advertised as either a permanent Band 6 post or a 2 year fixed term Band 6 Annex 21 post as per Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions.

You should have a degree in Biomedical Science plus a specialist portfolio or an equivalent post graduate qualification. Previous organisational experience in Pathology will be an advantage. You will need to be computer literate, have the ability to follow procedures and have good written/verbal communication skills. You must bring evidence of CPD participation to the interview.

The post holder will receive formal training with in the Trust as well as within the Microbiology Department. Performance will be assessed regularly by an appraisal system.

The main job requirement involves organising the day to day work of a section within the laboratory including problem solving and covering staff absence. There is a rotation system between the different work areas within the department as well as between the two sites.

The position requires staff to work flexible hours during the week as well as at weekends and bank holidays.

We are a very busy department and require staff to work as a team to allow us to efficiently process the daily work load.

Contact: Rob Davis Head BMS in Microbiology

Tel: 01708 435577 or e-mail [email protected]

This advert closes on Wednesday 4 Dec 2019
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