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Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Histopathology

Sonic Healthcare UK
Harrow, London (Greater)
Up to £48,000 DOE
Closing date
1 Apr 2024

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Job Function
Specialist Biomedical Scientist
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Histopathology

Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow

Up to £48,000 DOE

Essential qualifications and experience: 

  • HCPC Registered - include registration number with your CV and application

  • Extensive laboratory experience in Histopathology as a Biomedical Scientist.

  • Full and unrestriced work rights for the UK. Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

About the role:

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced HCPC-registered Specialist Biomedical Scientist within our Histology department based at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow. Our department operates from Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 5:15pm. We are looking for a candidate who have completed their IBMS specialist portfolio in Histopathology Department and can demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills. The successful candidate is expected to provide Histology services including dissection, embedding, microtomy, cryotomy, special stains, Immunohistochemistry & able to perform quality checks.

You will be joining our energetic, highly motivated, dynamic & passionate team of 50 people. You are expected to be proactive, motivated and a team player with an excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to progress in their careers.

We provide Cellular Pathology services to London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country).

We are UKAS accredited and a recognized HCPC / IBMS training laboratory.

About us:

Sonic Healthcare is an internationally renowned healthcare provider with a demonstrable track record of medical across the world. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Sonic is an ASX Top 50 company that has grown to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers, specialising in pathology, radiology and primary care medical centres. We have operations in Australia, the USA, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Ireland and New Zealand.

Sonic Healthcare UK encompasses the two main entities in the UK, The Doctors Laboratory (TDL) and Health Services Laboratories (HSL). HSL is a partnership between The Doctors Laboratory (TDL), Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). HSL was formed to provide pathology services to the NHS Trusts and has expanded further to provide services to other NHS Trusts. Over 2,500 staff work at Sonic Healthcare UK, primarily under the TDL or HSL banner.

Our purpose is to deliver medically-led diagnostics, innovation, value and long-term investment to healthcare. With our core laboratory based at The Halo Building in London WC1H 9AX, we also have an expanding site in Manchester as well as smaller hospital-based laboratories across the country. We maintain rigorously high standards of quality, whilst also delivering efficiencies to healthcare through careful workforce planning, pioneering technology and significant investment in infrastructure and IT.

At TDL we offer a variety of excellent staff benefits including:

• Training and development opportunities – supporting professional development

Annual performance related salary review 

**• No banding restrictions: **As we are a private company we are not restricted by salary bandings and so are able to negotiate appropriate salaries based on experience. This also means that annual salary reviews do not hit a band ceiling

Discounted gym membership – we have a corporate gym membership scheme with Better Gyms

• Cash healthcare plan – cash back on a variety of healthcare costs including dentist and opticians

Sick Pay Entitlement – 5 paid days in the first year of employment, 20 days thereafter

Permanent Health Insurance and Death in Service Cover 

Life Assurance – providing salary continuation for long term illness (six months qualifying period)

Employee Assistance Programme – supporting staff wellbeing

Season Ticket Loan Scheme – interest free loan for the cost of annual travel ticket

Perkbox – Access to additional staff perks and benefits such as high street discounts

Company Pension Scheme – company and staff contributions which increase with service

• Competitive annual leave allowance -  28 days

Flexible working hours – 37.5 hours standard working week

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required.

We respect and value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from diverse communities.


Vacancy ID : 023409

Closing Date : 01-Apr-2024

Contact Person : Rajesh Nalluri

Contact Email :

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