Science & Technology

Senior Scientist

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We are looking for a COVID-19 Lighthouse Testing Laboratory Senior Scientists to join the team in the Lighthouse Testing Laboratory at Bracknell. This is a 2 month contract working 37.5 hours a week, salary offering at £23.47 Per Hour.

Job Purpose

The job holder will work in a new COVID-19 Lighthouse Testing Laboratory in Bracknell, forming part of NHS Test and Trace and managed by Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services (BSPS). BSPS is a large and established pathology network operating across Royal Berkshire, Royal Surrey, Frimley Health and Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts. The post holder will participate in the provision of an efficient and cost effective COVID-19 testing service within Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services.

Key Responsibilities

• To assist in the provision of a COVID-19 testing service • To maintain the highest possible standards of scientific work appropriate for a comprehensive, efficient and cost effective COVID-19 testing service • To be aware of current and developments in professional standards and national policies that pertain to the delivery of COVID-19 testing services • To assist when required in scientific development, evaluation, audit and research both within the specialty and with clinicians and scientists in the wider organisation • To manage junior staff

Essential Criteria

• MSc in Biomedical Science / Medical Microbiology / Virology or equivalent • Relevant IBMS Specialist Diploma(s) or equivalent specialist laboratory experience A/I • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) • Good grasp of Health & Safety issues, COSHH, ISO & quality issues • Excellent written communication and attention to detail.

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency