Biomedical Scientist

NHS Highland
Argyll and Bute
Band 6, £30,401 - £38,046
23 Sep 2019
25 Oct 2019
Job Function
Biomedical Scientist
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen within the biochemistry laboratory for an experienced HCPC registered biomedical scientist. Candidates will be enthusiastic, outgoing, motivated and innovative, with good organisational skills and well developed communication skills. If you have a degree or equivalent in Biomedical sciences, are HCPC registered and have an IBMS Specialist Diploma or equivalent experience in biochemistry, we want to hear from you.

Oban is a busy west coast town surrounded by scenic countryside but only, two hours from Glasgow.  It has good rail and road links to the major cities and is also the centre for many island ferries. If you’re keen to combine an excellent, forward thinking and dynamic working environment with fantastic lifestyle opportunities, then the Laboratory at Lorn and Islands Hospital has everything you need. 

The laboratory is working towards UKAS ISO 15189 accreditation. You will support the lead scientist in biochemistry. You will be expected to rotate within haematology, blood transfusion and sample reception and participate in the on call out of hours system.  You will be assisting in the updating and formation of procedures and processes, working with the team both in Oban and Raigmore to bring the laboratory in line with UKAS ISO 15189 standards.

Informal enquiries to:  For more information please contact Mark Robertson, Laboratory manager, Lorn and Islands Hospital. 01631 788917.

For more information about  the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:

Application packs are available from Resourcing Team, People & Change, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute HSCP Kilmory Castle, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT - Tel 01546 790064 / 790065 or e-mail -

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail.  Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote job reference number 19ab/213 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.  

The closing date is 25th October 2019