Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people - patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients and rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH's values - Together- safe, kind, excellent - are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.
Applications from Biomedical Scientists with HCPC registration are invited for the post of Biomedical Scientist in the Biochemical Genetics Unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital. Applications may be accepted from candidates who are within 3 months of completion of their Registration Portfolio. Successful candidates without the appropriate qualifications will be paid on Band 5 Annex 21, until HCPC registration is completed.
The Biochemical Genetics Unit provides Newborn Blood Spot Screening for East Anglia, together with metabolic investigations for hospitals within this area and further afield. The laboratory team is committed to providing a friendly, responsive and efficient service, and the successful applicant will need to demonstrate their ability to be a team player. The laboratory has UKAS accreditation.
The department is an IBMS approved training laboratory and we are committed to supporting the professional development of our staff. This post will allow the successful candidate to develop transferable skills and experience in various methodologies including tandem mass spectrometry and a range of chromatographic techniques. Previous experience using tandem mass spectrometry is desirable but full training will be provided.
Applications from Biomedical Scientists who have started their IBMS Specialist Diploma will be considered.
The closing date for this vacancy is 24th March 2019 Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Vriti Hansraj, Senior Biomedical Scientist, on Apply