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12 Sep 2017

Full-Time Biomedical Scientist

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RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS BLOOD SCIENCES DEPARTMENT Biomedical Scientists – Band 6 Full Time, Permanent Salary Scale: £26,830 – £35,933 (A relocation package may be available) Applications are invited from HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientists for two vacancies, one in Biochemistry and one in Haematology. You should already have a Specialist Portfolio. Applications for those who are near completion of their portfolio will also be considered. The posts are based at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness and you will be expected to work in a 24 hour shift system. The ability to work under pressure, and good communication skills are essential attributes. The department is spread across three acute hospital sites at Fort William, Inverness and Wick providing a diagnostic Blood Sciences service to a population of approximately 235,000 people in NHS Highland and receives in excess of 430,000 requests annually. In addition to the routine work, the department is a Haemophilia Centre providing a specialist coagulation repertoire. All three sites are fully automated with tracked analysers at Inverness. It is registered by HCPC and IBMS as a training laboratory, CPA accredited and working towards UKAS accreditation. Participation in CPD activities is required and progression to attaining higher qualifications is encouraged. Highland is an area of outstanding natural beauty with opportunities on the doorstep for activities such as skiing, hill-walking, golf and fishing. Inverness and surrounding towns also offer cultural events at venues such as the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness. Excellent schools can be found throughout the area, and also the new campus for the University of Highlands and Islands at Inverness. Informal enquiries or to arrange a visit to the department: Mr. Michael Milner or Mr. Brian Morrison; tel; email: or Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3BW or by emailing your name and address to Please quote reference IM9_17_37a Closing date for completed applications: Friday 20th October 2017


Job Categories: NHS Inverness. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: nhs.

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