Biomedical Support Worker

University Hospital Southampton

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Molecular Pathology at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for a Biomedical Support Worker to join our team.  The role will be to support the provision of molecular testing in the Wessex region and nationally for a comprehensive range of investigations for haematological disease, MRD, disease associations, lymphoma and solid tumours

Our UKAS accredited department is a Local Genomics Laboratory as part of the Wessex, Oxford and West Midlands Genomics Laboratory Hub, one of seven across England.   The laboratory works closely with both Cellular Pathology and Haematology services at University Hospital Southampton and several other Trusts to enable the provision of molecular diagnostics for the region and nationally.  You will be required to work 37.5 hours a week, working flexibly as needed, between 08:00 – 20:00 hrs. 

Working for our organisation

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

At UHS we are committed to providing a flexible working environment. We believe that it benefits everyone if we achieve a positive work-life balance. Whether you are balancing family, study or your wellbeing with your career, we want to support you so you can help our patients.

We’re proud to have been voted in the Top Five acute Trusts for our commitment to supporting our staff to achieve work-life balance.

UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme and life insurance.

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