Advanced Biomedical Scientist

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Lancaster, LA1 4RP
Closing date
13 Aug 2022

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is a forward thinking organisation with a genuine culture of partnership working, innovation and quality improvement. The Trust is committed to developing novel ways of delivering high quality healthcare to the population of South Cumbria and North Lancashire through the ‘Better Care Together’ strategy.

An exciting career opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Biomedical Scientist to join the dedicated Biochemistry team at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary to provide an essential clinical service to support healthcare provision across North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The department works closely with local universities and is dedicated to supporting staff development and also training the next generation through our Biomedical Scientist trainee programme. The successful candidate will be a key member of the team supervising and delivering this training programme.

You must be a dedicated team player, willing to support our staff, and to promote our Trust behavioural standards and ethos.

You must be currently registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

You will be contracted to work 37.5 hours per week from 08:45 to 17:15, Monday to Friday.

Generous assistance with removal and other associated expenses will be granted, in line with Trust policy, to successful candidates who need to move their home to take up employment with the Trust.

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.

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 University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website:

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