Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Biomedical Scientist

band 6

Main area
Clinical Biochemistry
Grade
band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
321-BT-105-BIOC-B
Site
Clinical Biochemistry
Town
Oxford
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
Closing
28/08/2017 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


 

Specialist Biomedical Scientist
£26,565-35,577 (Band 6)

Applications are invited from well-motivated Biomedical Scientists who have Health Professions Council State Registration to work in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to work at a competence level equivalent with the Specialist Portfolio in Clinical Chemistry.

The Department, which is one of the largest Clinical Biochemistry Departments in the country, processes over 8 million tests per annum with a repertoire covering all areas including Biochemistry screening programmes for the Thames Valley.

Successful candidates will be required to contribute to the laboratory out of hours system and work at all three laboratory sites, The John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals in Oxford and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

This job advert is closing 28/8/17

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Tim James, Head Biomedical Scientist on (01865) 220460/220489 or Neha Shah (01865) 220467.

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01865 (2)28726