Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Royal Brompton Hospital, London, SW3 6NP   Fixed Term Temporary (F)
 Salary:  Band 6 £37,638 - £44,780 pa Inc. HCAS
Closing Date: 31/03/2021 Recruitment start: 17/03/2021


Job Summary

Royal Brompton Hospital

Department of Histopathology

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

BAND 6 – Fixed Term – one year only

£37,638 to £44,780 per annum, all inclusive


Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for our expertise, standard of care and research success.


Located in the heart of Chelsea, the Royal Brompton Hospital boasts great shopping opportunities in Knightsbridge and the Kings Road together with world-class galleries and museums. The successful candidates will also benefit from NHS Staff discounts at various retailers, restaurants and theatres and be able to apply for season ticket loans, bike loans and staff accommodation.


Post Specialist Registration practical experience in a Histopathology laboratory is required by this UKAS accredited department. Our friendly team provides a comprehensive histology service including immunohistochemistry and non-gynaecological cytology. The department also undertakes research project work for the Trust and Imperial college. Although based at the Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea, London rotation to Harefield Hospital in Middlesex is required to support transplant biopsy and remote urgent frozen section reporting. This position is ideal for the Specialist BMS who wishes to maintain their core histopathology skills but also explore new technology, including image analysis, tissue array and dissection.


The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all sections of the department and in the on-call rota after appropriate training. In addition, you will work alongside colleagues to support other activities required by our governing bodies such as HTA and UKAS.


Closing Date: 31st March 2021

Expected Interview date: To be confirmed


For more information or an informal visit please contact: Pratibha Shah, Histopathology Service Manager via email on pratibha.shah@rbht.nhs.uk or telephone on 0207 351 8427 or via office 0207 351 8425

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