new071708 Team Manager

Date Posted: 1 day ago
Salary: £40,872 - £47,846 a year

Job Description

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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The NHS Lothian Blood Science Laboratories comprising Haematology, Transfusion, Biochemistry, Immunology and Serology are based on 3 adult sites (RIE, WGH, SJH).

This is an opportunity to develop your technical and managerial skills within a supportive team environment. Our ideal candidate will be HCPC registered, educated to MSc level or equivalent with experience of day to day management of blood science services. The role will be to provide day-to-day management support for the team of Blood Science Team Manager BMS staff under the Blood Science Operational Manager for; corporate issues (Quality, Health & Safety, Training), RIE blood science specific issues, and Serology issues. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with proven training and management skills along with specialist biochemistry and/or Serology knowledge; particular experience and knowledge of operating large automated blood science systems in an acute hospital setting would be preferred. This post also involves participation in delivery of the 24/7 blood science service.

You will initially be based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh – Blood Science (Serology) however the post is designated as NHS Lothian Blood Science.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Robyn Gunn, Healthcare Science Manager ( or Una Jarrold (

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