Specialist Biomedical Scientist Blood Sciences 2 posts

NHS Western Isles
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF

Specialist Biomedical Scientist (Blood Sciences) (2 posts)
Band 6 (£26,830 - £35,933 per annum)
Plus £985 Distant Islands Allowance
Permanent posts
37.5 hours per week

Would you like to experience the challenge of working in a unique, remote and rural location in the UK?

The Clinical Laboratory Service of the Western Isles NHS Board is seeking experienced Biomedical Scientists who would like to join our small, friendly and dynamic team in the Blood Sciences Laboratory at the Western Isles Hospital, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.

The post holders will have experience in either haematology or biochemistry and duties will include rotation in blood transfusion. Participation in the blood sciences and blood transfusion on-call rota may be a requirement of the post.

The Western Isles Hospital is located in Stornoway in the Western Isles, situated off the north-west coast of Scotland. The island provides an excellent environment in which to live and work, with low pollution, housing costs and crime rates. Outdoor pursuits are easily accessed; the islands are un-spoilt with unique culture, wildlife and amazing scenery.

For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the website: .

These posts are eligible for relocation expenses.

Informal discussion is encouraged; please contact Anne Carstairs, Interim Laboratory Manager.

All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form.

Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais, HS1 2AF. Fònor 762027.

Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to: Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Telor 762027.

Closing Date: 29th January 2018 Job reference: WI1963