Welcome to Public Health Wales the national public health agency in Wales. We exist to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Biomedical Scientist to join our team within the Bacteriology Laboratory based in Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen to support service delivery.
Applicants will be Professionally Registered (HCPC) and have laboratory experience, with or working towards their specialist portfolio. Candidates with approved IBMS specialist portfolio will be appointed to Band 6, those with HCPC registration only will be appointed to Band 5 pending completion and approval of the specialist portfolio. NB: position would continue as a Band 5 (Band 5 salary scale) until successfully completed and had assessed the IBMS specialist portfolio and IBMS specialist diploma awarded.
Microbiology Carmarthenshire is part of the PHW S.W.Regional laboratory group, processes approximately 140,000 specimens per year across its routine Bacteriology and Food/Water/Environmental laboratories.
We offer a varied, challenging and rewarding work environment, shared within a closely knit small team of staff.
Participation in our busy 'Out of hours/Weekend/Bank Holiday/On call' rota will form part of normal working pattern (after competency assessment) covering a 24/7 service, with flexible & appropriate remuneration being given (i.e. pay or time in lieu in line with AfC).
We would welcome requests for informal visits to the laboratory.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.
Closing date: 29th June, 2017
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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