[Histonet] Senior Biomedical Scientist vacancy in Liverpool UK[Scanned]

From:"Muskett David"

Dear all

Just a short note to advertise a vacancy within our department. 




                                         (Working Towards Equal Opportunities)



Post :             Senior Biomedical Scientist (BMS2)- Paediatric Histopathology


Hours:           37


Salary :          21,287-26,937 ( discretionary points may be available to an exceptional candidate)



The Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust is one of the largest paediatric hospitals in Western Europe. As a centre of excellence the trust treats more than 200 000 children a year from the North West  , North Wales  , Shropshire   and the Isle of Man  . 


Liverpool   is a vibrant and lively city, its nightlife and culture is well known. The city is to be the European Capital of Culture in 2008  .This combined with modest house prices and easy access to the sea and countryside makes Liverpool the ideal location to live.


The Histopathology Department has full CPA accreditation   and is accredited for training with the IBMS  . The department has recently moved to a purpose built laboratory and mortuary facility which won an award for 'Special Recognition for Service Design' at the 'Building Better Healthcare Awards 2003'. The department provides a full diagnostic paediatric histopathology service including immunocytochemistry and acetyl cholinesterase methods. The department provides a managed clinical network in fetal and perinatal pathology for the Merseyside and Cheshire Region.


Applications are invited from experienced Registered Biomedical Scientists. You will be expected to possess a MSc. in Biomedical Sciences, and / or FIBMS with extensive experience of all aspects of histopathology. You will be expected to show evidence of continuing professional development. You will be responsible for the specialist techniques within the laboratory (immunocytochemistry, enzyme histochemistry, and fluorescent in-situ hybridisation) as well as participating in the routine work. You will take part in the organ retention work of the department and be expected to participate in the training of other staff. 


The department is committed to the development of its staff, who are encouraged to register for higher degrees and the IBMS Professional qualifications  .


Informal discussions are welcomed by David Muskett, Chief Biomedical Scientist, Histology on 0151 293 3656 e-mail david.muskett@rlc.nhs.uk  


The Royal Liverpool Children's NHS trust   is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment. The trust is committed to carefully screening all job applicants to ensure the safeguard of children.



Application forms and job description are available from Recruit Direct on Telephone number 0151 529 8899.


Please quote reference number 



Closing Date: Monday 21st February 2005



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