Apprentice Biomedical Scientist

Recruiter
UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST
Location
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW
Salary
£7,605.00 annually
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
05 May 2019
Ref
VAC1000001547
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What you will do in your working day

Biomedical Scientists form the main part of the workforce of pathology laboratory services. They are responsible for testing samples from patients to support doctors and healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Learn how to perform laboratory analyses associated with the post, including maintaining appropriate records and documentation.
Undertake quality control procedures and examine quality control results to identify poor performance.
Participate in the operation, routine maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment.
Assist with the development of new methods and the implementation of new technology.

The training you will be getting

4 year BSc Honours degree in Applied Biomedical Science by day release at Nottingham Trent University

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Future prospects

After graduating and completion of a state registration portfolio (included and expected within the four years) the apprentice will be eligible to apply for positions as a state registered biomedical scientist (Agenda for Change band 5) and be ready to begin their IBMS Specialist portfolio.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Commitment to apprenticeship

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Biology (Grade B) Essential

Things to consider

Entry Requirements for the Degree A-levels x3 - BBB, including Biology; or BTEC Extended Diploma or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications including an A-level grade B equivalent in Biology and GCSEs - English and Maths minimum grade C/4.