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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Band 6

Main area
Cellular Pathology
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Histopathology (Dept)
Milton Keynes
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
18/05/2021 23:59
Interview date

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists to join our team. Cellular Pathology is a busy but friendly department processing more that 21,000 specimens per year and plays a vital role in the Trust’s diagnostic cancer service.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake roles in histology and cytology specimen preparation and processing as well as a range of specialist duties including immunohistochemistry, special stains, quality control and specimen dissection.

It is essential that the successful candidate has:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills – can work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Puts the patient first in all matters.

For further information please contact Liz Thwaites, Lab Manager on 01908 995820 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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