Current vacancies at the Trust

Senior Clinical Scientist

Band 7

Main area
Reference Biochemistry
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
J206 - VIA1722
Employer
Viapath
Employer type
Private Sector
Site
King’s College Hospital
Town
London
Salary
Up to £48,300 Depending on Experience
Closing
22/04/2018 23:59

The place to work in pathology

We are looking for top talent to join the UK’s leading and fastest growing pathology company – a scientific organisation with a clinical purpose.

Working in partnership with our service partners, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital, Bedford NHS Hospital Trusts, and Princess Royal University Hospital we aim to set the standard for the future of pathology.

In partnership with our service partners, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital and Bedford NHS Hospital Trusts, we aim to set the standard for the future of pathology. - See more at: http://jobs.viapath.co.uk/job/UK/London/London/Viapath/Cytogenetics/Cytogenetics-v387011#sthash.Zuxmg1Q0.dpuf
In partnership with our service partners, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital and Bedford NHS Hospital Trusts, we aim to set the standard for the future of pathology. - See more at: http://jobs.viapath.co.uk/job/UK/London/London/Viapath/Cytogenetics/Cytogenetics-v387011#sthash.Zuxmg1Q0.dpuf

We invite applications for a Senior Clinical Scientist role from enthusiastic and motivated individuals with HCPC registration or those expecting to obtain registration within the next 6 months. STP trainees reaching the end of their training are actively encouraged to apply.

The Reference Biochemistry Laboratories at King’s College Hospital (part of Viapath Analytics LLP) provides specialist service delivery using latest technology in a variety of laboratories (Metabolic, Immunochemistry, Porphyrins, Gastrointestinal, Steroids, Diabetes, POCT, Toxicology and Trace Elements).

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all areas of Reference Biochemistry including clinical authorisation. The post holder will also be required to provide scientific leadership to our Metabolic Laboratory which is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of complex, specialised diagnostic procedures including biogenic amines and markers of excess of alcohol intake, based predominantly on LC-MS and capillary electrophoresis techniques. We are looking at introducing quantitative FIT testing in light of recent NICE guidance in the near future and the post holder will be critical in delivering this advancement. You will also be expected to participate in original research / coordinate collaborative research (both locally and nationally).

Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be provided. More important is enthusiasm and a willingness to learn! We have a number of training activities in place in the department to help individuals progress towards FRCPath examinations.

Interviews will be held on 8th & 9th May, 2018.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

David Taylor davidtaylor8@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Viapath
Open Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm
Telephone
01629 690824

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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