Team Manager Band 7, Microbiology
We have a great opportunity for a Senior Biomedical Scientist/ Team Leader-Manager to join our remarkable and dynamic Microbiology team. The main aim of this role is to provide an efficient and effective service to two general hospitals (Southend University/Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals).
Ideally, the successful candidate should be driven, passionate with a good interpersonal skills who wants to develop their career further within a supportive environment (great step up for a Senior BMS into management). This an exciting time for us as we have recently transitioned into our state of the art labs that deliver 900 different tests across a multitude of disciplines.
Required Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have:
HCPC State Registration as a Biomedical Scientist in Microbiology
MSc /FIBMS (by examination) in Microbiology and is currently in possession of Fellowship Class of the IBMS or equivalent
MSc/IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma or equivalent experience
Level 3 or above Management Qualification
High level working knowledge of Microbiological techniques and practices at post honours degree level
Expert interpretive and diagnostic skills in Microbiology and knowledge of National guidelines and protocols relating to Microbiology
Pathology First was formed in 2014 and is a joint venture between Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and private sector partners - Integrated Pathology Partnerships (iPP). Pathology First delivers full laboratory services to a population of 750,000 patients and over 100 GP practices in the South East.
iPP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SYNLAB, the European leader in delivery of high quality pathology testing and imaging services. SYNLAB operates in 30 countries across four continents and carries out about 450 million tests per annum.
If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.