Biomedical Scientist - Team Leader

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority
Ending soon

Senior Biomedical Scientist – Section Leader (Band 7)

Bowel Cancer Screening Service

37.5 / part time - Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-motivated and enthusiastic senior Biomedical Scientist to support the friendly and professional Bowel Cancer Screening Hub within the South of Tyne Clinical Pathology Services. The post holder will contribute to the provision of the clinical laboratory service, and lead the team of Biomedical Scientists and support workers, which provide a service across the three hospital sites; Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside. The successful candidate must be committed to quality and improvement with a strong UKAS, SQAS and IT knowledge to enable them to drive the department forward.

The Gateshead site is a new state of the art laboratory with all staff rotating into this area to train on new processes. The purpose of the post is to ensure that the Bowel Cancer Screening Hub is able to meet the needs of the service both now and in the future as such the candidate must have excellent communication and leadership skills. The successful candidate will be required to rotate across all laboratory sites and participate in the department’s shift pattern.

To be eligible to apply for the post you must meet ALL the essential criteria requirements of the relevant personal specification. Please ensure you respond to all personal specification requirements in your application.

The post will be on Gateshead Health NHS Trust terms and conditions of employment.

Informal enquiries to the Department are welcomed. Visits can be arranged for shortlisted candidates. Please contact: Ian Dunn on

Reference: 40917283

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