Medical Laboratory Assistant - Band 2 - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
£15,404 - £18,157/Year
03 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Band 2Contract
37.5 hours per weekJob ref

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£15,404 - £18,157 per annumClosing
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North Bristol NHS Trust
Department of Microbiology
Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA)
Band 2

An MLA is required to work as part of the laboratory team, providing a high level of analysis in order to provide patients with the highest level of diagnosis and treatment.
To be responsible for the efficient processing of specimens and performing additional laboratory duties to ensure the efficient day to day performance of an area of the laboratory i.e. a bench, under supervision of a BMS member of staff.
Hours: - 37.5 hrs per week (Monday to Friday 37.5hrs between 09:00 and 20:00hrs some shifts 08:00-16:15, and 13:45-20:00 on rotation) Saturday / Sunday/ Bank holidays on rotation.

If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 414 1151.This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.
Staff identify as 'At Risk' and who meet the essential shortlisting criteria of the post will be prioritised. Priority will be given to North Bristol NHS Trust employees in the first instance.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.