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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Band 6

Main area
Blood Sciences, Biochemistry
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Nevill Hall Hospital
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
20/02/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is currently undertaking a once in a career transformation of how healthcare will be delivered in South East Wales and we are looking for exceptional and highly motivated HCPC registered Specialist Biomedical Scientist to join a team providing high quality Biochemistry services as part of Blood Sciences.

If your values align with our Pathology vision below then this is the challenging role for you

Delivering a leading, people centred service which is innovative, dynamic and continually improving

The Department processes a wide variety of clinical samples using both manual and automated methodology. We cover a variety of services, within Biochemistry. The laboratory has full UKAS accreditation,  and is approved an IBMS training laboratory. The posts will be based initially at Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny  with transfer to a new build -the Grange University Hospital - at LLanfrechfa during 2021. This provides exciting developmental opportunities.

The Grange University Hospital is a critical care hospital which is currently under construction and nearing completion. An essential component of this is the design and installation of a purpose built, modern Blood Sciences laboratory which will utilise cutting edge technology to provide the best possible services for our local population of over 600,000 people, or around 21% of the Welsh population in their most urgent time of need. The Grange University Hospital will also ensure we can continue to attract and retain the best staff to work in our services, in order to maintain the highest standards of care for the people of Gwent and South Powys.

Participation in the out of hours service covering Biochemistry is an essential requirement of the posts, and will be expected within 6 months of starting this post. The out of hours service is provided over 24/7, 365 days.

The successful candidate may be required to rotate to the other sites to support the out of hours arrangements if the need arises.

You will be HCPC registered, hold an IBMS Specialist Portfolio or to complete within TWO years from the start of this appointment, post registration experience within Biochemistry is essential, demonstrate a commitment to CPD, have excellent interpersonal and time-management skills, be committed to service excellence and be keen on supporting development of Pathology services within South East Wales.


The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 20th February 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Matthew Line 01873 732615