Biomedical Scientist

£25,681 - £33,058 per annum, inclusive HCA
26 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Job Function
Biomedical Scientist
Contract Type
Full Time

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and well-motivated HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist to join our friendly team in the provision of our Immunosuppressive monitoring service, within Clinical Biochemistry at the Harefield Hospital, Middlesex. The laboratory operates 3 clinical mass spectrometry systems with dual channel 2 dimensional chromatography systems which are used for therapeutic drug monitoring. As part of a team you will be expected to be able to prioritise and work on your own initiative. You must be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills, and be capable of working accurately and efficiently under pressure.


The ideal candidate will have completed the IBMS Registration Portfolio and have experience of working in a Biochemistry laboratory. Previous experience of mass spectrometry and HPLC is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

The Laboratory is in the process of transitioning to UKAS ISO: 15189 accreditation, and is recognised for HCPC and Specialist Portfolio training.

Closing date: Sunday, 22nd April 2018

Interview date. Friday, 27th April 2018

If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jane tiller, Laboratory manager (email: or via telephone on 01895 828570).

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites. 

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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