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Head of Neurophysiology Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £40,428 to £48,514 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 30/11/2017
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Head of Neurophysiology – Band 8a – 8 hours/ week

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT), for an experienced specialist scientific officer in Neurophysiology services to join our experienced and high-performing team as Head of Neurophysiology.

You will be responsible for leading and developing the Neurophysiology team within Morecambe Bay to enable the provision of a high quality diagnostic service ensuring the highest standard of patient care.

You will have a BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent HCPC/RCCP registration and demonstrable experience.

If you are a highly-motivated neurophysiologist and have an appetite for innovation and driving change then we welcome your enquiry & application.

The post will be based at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, in the historic city of Lancaster and close to the beautiful Lake District, with great educational opportunities for all ages, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond. There will be an occasional need for attendance at the sites in Kendal (Westmorland General Hospital – approx. 20 miles from Lancaster) and Barrow (Furness General Hospital, approximately 46 miles from Lancaster).

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust are keen to support enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, we offer excellent development and training support.

Anyone newly appointed to the Trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

We would encourage interested candidates to visit the department by arrangement.

Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Biochemistry Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £26,565 to £35,577 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 28/11/2017
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A position has arisen in the Blood Sciences Department at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust for a State Registered, Specialist Biomedical Scientist based in the Biochemistry laboratory on our Furness General Hospital site in the South Lakes region of Cumbria.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is composed of three main hospital sites; Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital covering a wide geographical area encompassing North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Barrow-in -Furness and the surrounding area of South Cumbria is a beautiful place in which to live and work. The area has a strong local economy offering diverse opportunities, especially in specialist technological fields. A variety of accommodation is available, from secluded village and coastal properties to modern town centre properties. The location allows easy access to the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay each offering extensive recreational opportunities. Access to the M6 motorway is only 30 minutes away and rail links with Manchester and Liverpool mean large cities are within easy reach. The area also benefits from some excellent schools and colleges with numerous apprenticeships available in the area.

This is an interesting and challenging position within an accredited Blood Science laboratory. The Blood Science laboratories across the Trust work closely together to provide an efficient, high quality service utilising common analytical platforms and IT systems provided through a managed service contract with Beckman Coulter UK.

You will be working as part of a dedicated team providing a round the clock clinical service to the local population. You will be required to take part in a ten person shift rota providing the out of hours acute Biochemistry service.

The department is committed to continuous development and quality improvement and you must be equally committed to these principles.

There will be opportunities available for further developing your skills in all aspects of Blood Sciences to enable to you fulfil your potential and further your career.

Applications will not be considered from candidates not registered as Biomedical Scientists with the HCPC.

This post currently attracts a long term recruitment and retention premium which is reviewed annually.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Head of Department Medical Illustration Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £31,696 to £41,787 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 23/11/2017
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We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking Senior Medical Photographer with knowledge and experience within Medical Photography/ Medical Illustration Services to lead our team as the Head of Department. In this key role you will lead the Service , liaising with other service users within the hospital. In return we offer a friendly, supportive working environment with a competitive salary in a fantastic location near and within the Lake District National Park.

The successful candidate must have a BSc degree in Medical Illustration or relevant media degree + Institute of Medical Illustrators (IMI) Post Experience Certificate or Post Graduate Certificate.

Registration with the Academy for Healthcare Science and /or an accredited management qualification would be desirable, but applications will be considered without these criteria. You will need to have well developed leadership and strong motivational skills and experience of leading a team would be desirable, including evidence of staff development.

Anyone newly appointed to the Trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Haematology & Transfusion Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £26,565 - £35,577 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 23/11/2017
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A vacancy has arisen in the Blood Sciences Department at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust for a State Registered, Specialist Biomedical Scientist based in the Haematology and Transfusion laboratory on our Furness General Hospital site in the South Lakes region of Cumbria. You will be required to participate in a 10 person 24/7 rota for which a recruitment and retention premium is currently paid (please note this is reviewed on a yearly basis and may not continue indefinitely).

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is composed of 3 main hospital sites; Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital covering a wide geographical area encompassing North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Barrow-in-Furness and the surrounding area is a beautiful place in which to live and work. Barrow is a market town, with the local area offering secluded villages and coastal properties to choose from and a strong emerging local economy offering diverse opportunities. The location allows easy access to the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay each offering extensive recreational opportunities. Access to the M6 motorway is only 30 minutes away and rail links with the cities of Manchester and Liverpool within easy reach. The area also benefits from some excellent schools and colleges with numerous apprenticeships available in the area.

This is an interesting and challenging position within a CPA accredited Blood Science laboratory. The Blood Science laboratories across the Trust work closely together to provide an efficient, high quality service utilising common analytical platforms and IT systems provided through a managed service contract with Beckman Coulter UK. Blood Sciences at UHMBT is currently working towards a forthcoming UKAS ISO15189 inspection.

You will be working as part of a dedicated team providing a valuable service to the local population. The department is committed to continuous development and quality improvement and the successful candidate must be equally committed to these principles.

There will be opportunities available for further developing your skills in all aspects of Blood Sciences.

Applications will not be considered from candidates not registered as Biomedical Scientists with the HCPC.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Bank Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Histopathology Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £26,565 per annum
  • Type: Bank
  • Closing Date: 27/11/2017
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We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced registered Biomedical Scientists, trained in Histopathology, to join our Bank and be part of a professional team in our busy, friendly laboratory at Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

You must be HCPC registered, hold the IBMS Specialist Diploma in Cellular Pathology (or equivalent) and should have employment as a Biomedical Scientist within Histopathology.

Applications from registered Biomedical Scientists working towards obtaining the IBMS Specialist Diploma will be considered.

Appropriate in house training will be given to successful candidates.

Participation in weekend and Bank Holiday rotation is a requirement of the post, as is partaking in the single disciplinary out of hour’s service (after an appropriate level of training).

Continuing professional development is encouraged within the department. All members of staff have the opportunity to attend training courses and seminars.

Lancaster has an excellent range of affordable housing, high quality schools, a wide variety of local amenities and is within 20 minutes of the Lake District National Park and Yorkshire Dales. Royal Lancaster Infirmary is situated in the heart of Lancaster City.