Medical Laboratory Assistant

This job has been Expired
Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: October 15, 2019
Job Description

The Pathology Specimen Reception department has 2 vacancies for diligent and methodical Reception Medical Laboratory Assistant’s (Band 2) to work 37.5 hours per week

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS organisations in England. Our hospitals cover large areas of East London and are St. Bartholomew’s in the City of London, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Mile End Hospital, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow and Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone. The successful candidates would be expected to work on any of our sites, depending on the needs of the service.

The department provides a 24/7 service to support the hospital services. We are looking for people with a positive attitude to working in a flexible manner. The successful candidates will be committed to supporting the clinical services of the Trust and meeting the needs of our patients by participating in the shift system to cover early, late, weekend and bank holiday rosters. Some occasional night duties may also be required.

The successful candidates will have effective communication and customer care skills, good IT and keyboard skills and proven experience of working in a busy and demanding environment. GCSE’s or equivalent in English, Maths and Science are essential.
Please note this position is based within the Pathology Reception Service and it is not a BMS Training post. Therefore, a degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent is not required for this post.
Previous applicants need not apply.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Pathology
Grade:NHS Band 2
Job ref:259-2009319CSS-A
Site:Royal London Hospital

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