Senior Biomedical Scientist - Cell Path, Quality Management & Training

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Salford, M6 8HD
Closing date
13 Aug 2022

With this role we will provide training and quality management expertise in Cellular Pathology. This will include working flexibly across the NCA & Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust sites. You will have particular responsibility in training (staff competencies, registration and specialist portfolio candidates) and quality management, and act as a member of the senior laboratory team ensuring good governance and supporting the quality management system.

• To manage and co-ordinate the day-to-day activities for staff training and managing the department quality management system.
• Train, develop and competency assess staff
• Analyses and interprets results; responsible for standard and quality of results
• To participate in the technical activities of the department requiring advanced and specialist technical knowledge.
• To participate fully in all technical work activities of the department by processing biomedical specimens requiring advanced and specialist technical knowledge.
• Proactively manage the timely and efficient throughput of the work of the Cellular Pathology department
• Maintain registration as a biomedical scientist through continuing to meet the standards of proficiency for safe and effective practice and continuing to meet the HCPC’s standards for continuing professional development
• To be the training manager for the department
• To deputise for the Cellular Pathology Operations Manager when required

The Diagnostics and Pharmacy Group is part of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA), one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place of science, innovation and transformational thinking, the Diagnostic and Pharmacy Group unites Radiology, Pathology and Pharmacy services across the NCA to create a cooperative group committed to delivering safe, consistent, and high-quality care.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

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. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

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