Senior Healthcare Scientist - #35244

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cambridge
Contract type: Full time
Job overview

Clinical Immunology at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge seek an experienced HCPC registered Clinical Scientist. Applications from suitably experienced Biomedical Scientists will be considered, with the expectation to complete equivalence to Clinical Scientist within the first year in post.

This full time, substantive post is in our busy and progressive ISO 15189 accredited Immunology laboratory. We provide an extensive specialist repertoire alongside a routine autoimmune serology, allergy and myeloma service to local, regional and international centres.

Main duties of the job

Together with our Senior Clinical Scientist, you will assist in provision of clinical and scientific support to the Immunology Laboratory, with particular focus on result interpretation and clinical advice. They will also contribute to our various staff educational programs, Quality management initiatives and the research and development of new analytical methods.

Theoretical and practical knowledge of all aspects of current Immunological assays and techniques is essential. You will also have significant experience in diagnostic Immunology laboratory practice and troubleshooting faults.

An understanding and proven success in implementation of new techniques, statistical evaluation of analytical methods, and associated change management processes would be beneficial.

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Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 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.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people’s age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

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