Band 6 Biomedical Scientist Required in

  • Job Reference: BMSSC0711
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £31,000 to £39,000
  • Sector: Biomedical Science, Biomedical Science > Biomedical Scientist
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking a experienced Band 6 Biomedical Scientist to fill a full time role in London.

The starting pay rate for this locum BMS job is £31000.00 to £39000.00 per hour and is an ongoing role.

Requirements of the BMS role:

To provide technical support for the Flow Cytometry Service in the Barts CR-UK Centre/WHRI. The post-holder will be expected to be responsible for contributing to the operation and maintenance of flow cytometry equipment, for the analysis and sorting of samples by flow cytometry/FACS, and for the operation and maintenance of the CyTOF2. The post is based at Charterhouse Square, but may require the post-holder to visit other local Hospital sites.

BSc or equivalent in relevant subject

Experience in the operation of flow cytometers(essential)
Experience in cell sorting (desirable)
Experience in other biochemical techniques (desirable)
Experience of working in a research environment(desirable)
Experience with mass cytometry (desirable)
Experience with Imaging cytometry (desirable)
Knowledge of flow cytometry (essential)
Knowledge of proteomics or metabolomic techniques(desirable)
Knowledge of and use of CyTOF and Hyperion systems would be an advantage(desirable)
Knowledge of flow cytometry analysis software(essential)
Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records(essential)
Understanding of the research process(essential)
Ability to organise and prioritise own work and organise research within the project timetable (essential)
Computer literacy(essential)
Effective team working(essential)
Good communication skills(essential)
Analytical skills (essential)
Experience with statistical analysis (essential)
Flexible and co-operative (essential)
Self-motivated and hardworking(essential)
Willingness to learn new skills (essential)
General health appropriate to the duties of the post(essential)
Willingness to work flexibly in order to achieve project demands(essential)


All applicants must have a relevant experience of working within an NHS or Private Pathology Laboratory. Candidates must have their HCPC registration and also a Valid Working Holiday Visa, Ancestry Visa or EU Citizenship.

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If you are interested in this position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our biomedical science team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.

We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

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