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Full Time
NGH Pathology, Northampton
£17,460 - £18,702 / year
NHS Band 2/3

Job Description

At Northampton General Hospital we provide general acute services and hyper-acute stroke, vascular and renal services to people living in Northamptonshire. As well as this we are an accredited cancer centre and provide cancer services to a wider population of Northamptonshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

We are proud to be the first hospital in the UK to have obtained Pathway to Excellence® designated accreditation from the American nurses credentialing centre (ANCC). We have also been rated as a GOOD hospital in our most recent CQC inspection and hope you will join us on our journey to becoming OUTSTANDING.

We celebrate staff achievements and value the importance of working as one big team. That’s why we talk about TeamNGH. It’s all about working together to provide the best possible care for our patients and supporting each other to grow and develop our skills. We are driven to helping you to be the best you can be.

Apply today and join the largest family in Northamptonshire.

Northampton General NHS Trust

Vacancies for:

Biomedical Support Worker (Band 2)

£17,460 - £18,702

An opportunity has arisen for a number of full-time Biomedical Support Workers/Phlebotomists to provide assistance with technical support in a busy clinical diagnostic laboratory. Applications are invited from enthusiastic candidates who have a methodical approach to work, an interest in science and/or laboratory work and enjoy working as part of a team.

The post will involve good attention to detail, dealing with telephone enquiries, handling patient samples and preparing samples for analysis, monitoring & ordering stock and assisting in the receipt of deliveries, organisation of safe storage of goods, and general laboratory housekeeping.

The post holders will be expected to follow Standard Operating Procedures, have good IT skills, a versatile approach to working, perform manual processes, be able to use and maintain automated equipment once trained, and support Biomedical Scientists in their routine work. Some of these posts require training in Phlebotomy, which will involve working in different locations in the hospital in order to bleed patients.

Full training will be provided.

For further details / informal visits contact:

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To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Northampton General Hospital to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

For further information on nursing, apprenticeships, A&E or any other departments please visit our specific website or pages that are indicated on the right hand side of this advert.

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust recognises that staff of differing backgrounds and life experiences enrich our workforce and bring different skills and knowledge. We therefore encourage and welcome applications for our vacancies from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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