Specialist Healthcare Scientist

Vacancy posted: Friday, 7 October 2016

Salary: Band 6 - 26,302 - 35,225
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 04 November 2016
Job ref. no.: IRC9197

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Based at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Fixed Term /Secondment 9 months

37.5 hours per week

As a major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services. Our goal is to maintain the highest standards of local patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

Applications are invited for a fixed term post (1 x 9 months) from HCPC registered Healthcare Scientists to join the multidisciplinary team within the Edinburgh SNBTS Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) laboratory. The clinical H&I laboratory is a well equipped, MHRA , CPA  and EFI accredited lab providing support for the East of Scotland solid organ transplantation programme and specialist transfusion testing.  

Applicants for this post must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and have an honours degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent. Applicants must be reliable and enthusiastic, have a flexible approach to work, have good interpersonal skills and be able to work individually and as part of a team.

Our benefits package includes final salary pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure/Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency. 

For an informal discussion on the post, please visit the SHOW website for the contact details.

For an application pack please complete the online application form on the SHOW website by clicking the 'APPLY NOW' button. Ref: IRC9197

Closing date for completed applications is 4th November 2016.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is the common name of the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

Candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

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