Band 7 – £40,057 to £45,839 per annum
Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
NHSBT – Barnsley
37.5 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Scientist to join our Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) Laboratory. Our laboratory carries out testing for renal and stem cell transplantation for NHS teaching Hospitals in Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham and Leicester. We are also a supra regional centre involved in the provision of HLA selected platelets and immunogenetic diagnostic testing to many hospitals in the Midlands and North of England. We have recently moved to the new purpose built NHSBT centre near J37 of the M1 at Barnsley with a high standard of laboratory and other facilities.
You’ll join our friendly team and play an important role performing, analysing and interpreting a wide range of specialist scientific and technical procedures and investigations relating to the issue of results for transplant patients and donors impacting directly on patient care. In addition, you will be involved with the supply of HLA selected platelet units, providing advice to clinicians and contributing to the coordination and supervision of the work, training and conduct of scientific and support staff. We will provide you with extensive induction and training and ongoing development to support you in this role and achieve your career ambitions. Working within a laboratory that promotes the highest standards, you will participate in the out of hours on-call rota, providing HLA typing and crossmatching in support of deceased donor transplantation.
As a HCPC registered Clinical Scientist with post registration experience, you will have an MSc or equivalent in transplantation, immunology, transfusion or relevant science or specialist qualification in H&I such as the BSHI Diploma or equivalent relevant experience.
For informal enquiries please contact Tim Key, Head of H&I – Barnsley on 01226 868 243 / [email protected]
This vacancy will close at 23.59 on Sunday 23rd January 2022.
To apply for this role please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk and enter the reference number 918-HX8480 in the search