Band 7 Biomedical Scientist - Tissue Dissection's | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £43,742 - £50,056 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: Manchester, M23 9LT
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6230548/349-CSS-6230548

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist to join our friendly Histopathology team. The Histopathology Service within MFT is based at three sites; Manchester Royal Infirmary, Wythenshawe Hospital, and The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. The service processes approximately 80,000 specimens annually and have large tertiary gynaecology, gastrointestinal, cardiothoracic, breast sites.

The successful candidate will be based at the Wythenshawe Laboratory however, there is the expectation to work in other laboratories across the MFT site.

Successful candidates will work with Advanced Practitioners, as well as other members of the department’s dissection team, dealing with a range of specimen types covering areas such as dermatology, gastrointestinal, breast, and cardiothoracic . You will be expected to achieve competency in the dissection of category A, B and C specimens. You will also support the Advanced Biomedical Scientist team within the department to maintain high quality technical work and maintaining high scientific standards. Band 7 candidates must have completed the IBMS Diploma of Expert Practice in Histological Dissection.

Maintain/ develop competency in tissue dissection of category A – C specimens. Completion of personal and work related audits evidencing competence to practice in line with ISO 15189 and RCPath standards.

Support the Advanced Biomedical Scientists within the department with the day to day management of laboratory staff ensuring service delivery.

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.
At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

This advert closes on Friday 7 Jun 2024

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