Healthcare Science Associate Practitioner R&D

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,147 - £27,596 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: York, YO31 8HE
Company: York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6336864/419-6336864-HSAP-MG

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A Vacancy at York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Healthcare Science Associate Practitioner to join our Research & Development Laboratory Team at York Teaching Hospital.

We are an experienced team with dedicated research specific laboratory staff consisting of 2 staff, who, under the supervision of the Biochemistry Manager, offer laboratory assistance to a range of research studies across York and Scarborough Hospitals.

Please note: the main work base for the post holder will be at York Hospital, with expectations to be able to travel and work at Scarborough Hospital as required. The standard working hours to cover will be between 08:00am and 6:00pm Monday - Friday, some weekends may be required.

If you have the appropriate qualifications and experience required for this role, and would like to thrive in a supportive and scientific role, then this
is the job for you.
• We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated addition to our team, who we expect will be able to help us provide an efficient, high quality and flexible Laboratory Medicine service in support for various clinical research projects.
• Carrying assessment of capacity and capability to deliver laboratory support for new research projects is a substantial part of this role.
• Clinical trials require very careful administration and adherence to research protocols & laboratory manuals and is subject to external inspections.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
• Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
• 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
• A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
• Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
• NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
• An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
• Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of provider

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Please note that if a high number of applications are received this advert may close early. You are advised to submit you application at the earliest opportunity.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind; we are open; and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that we have

made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

This advert closes on Sunday 9 Jun 2024

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