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HCPC Biomedical Scientist

Warwickshire CV32   •  £51,519 per annum + 10% retention payment  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Role: HCPC Biomedical Scientist
Location: Leamington Spa
Duration: 18 month contract
Pay: £51,519 per annum + 10% retention payment


Candidates must be HCPC registered and be a practising biomedical scientist that should not work outside their defined field of competence. The HCPC Biomedical Scientist is required for the analysis of data (primarily PCR) generated by the clinical laboratory team to provide diagnostic results, initially for COVID 19 diagnosis. Hence, this role requires the individual to be experienced in molecular biology methods.

The HCPC Biomedical Scientist will provide assurance to the Laboratory Senior Management team through data analysis of the credibility of test results produced within the service laboratory as well as assisting the Principle Scientists and Associate Principle Scientists in the management of the laboratory.

The post holder will interpret highly complex data to verify and confirm results for diagnostic tests and sign out reports.

They are required to perform and provide quality assurance through data analysis and assist in overseeing teams conducting the end to end lab processes and the analysis of PCR data generated by these clinical laboratory teams.

This includes the ability to think critically and problem solve to ensure lab processes are carried out according to lab accreditation standards. The BMS will be responsible for the effective identification and escalation of risks and issues, as well as working with Shift Supervisors, Quality Managers and Health and Safety Managers to ensure the highest lab standards are met.


• HCPC Registered to practise as a Biomedical Scientist in a molecular biology field or equivalent qualification acceptable to the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and the Health Professions Council for registration.
• Biomedical Science degree
• Evidence of Continual Professional Development


• Scientific knowledge in molecular biology of infectious diseases/genetic disorders
• An understanding of the meaning of results to enable authorisation and appropriate action in dealing with abnormal or unusual results
• Extensive experience in a laboratory preferably in molecular or microbiology including experience in using a variety of PCR methods (end-point, quantitative and real-time PCR methods)
• Computer literacy, with a working knowledge of LIMS, Microsoft Word & Excel
• Experience of training and supervising staff in a laboratory setting


• Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
• Can work with minimal supervision
• Attention to detail.

  • Agency: Fuel Recruitment
  • Contact: Meg Campbell
  • Phone: 01926 455931
  • Reference: MCBMS0905AS
  • Posted: 9th May 2022
  • Expires: 6th June 2022

Fuel Recruitment

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