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MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

  • Job type Full Time
  • Date posted 8 July 2024
  • Expiration date 18 July 2024
  • Location City Centre
  • Salary £22,383 per year

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  • Full Time
  • City Centre
  • 22383 GBP / Year

Website NHS MFT

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunities within Specimen Reception in the Division of Laboratory Medicine.

Do you have good verbal and written communication skills, good attention to detail and work well in a team? An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a Medical Laboratory Assistant. Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is the leading Trust for teaching, research and specialist services in the North West of England.

Main duties of the job

Central Specimen Reception (CSR) is accommodation in the Clinical Sciences Complex, on the Oxford Road Campus of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT). Please note this is a full time post – 37.5 hours per week (Site: ORC, TGH, NMGH, WYTH (multisite working) 24/7 rota)

The department runs a state-of-the-art automated blood track, to support the Trust’s leading laboratories. The team you’ll be joining provides a quality service unpacking, labelling, registering specimens a well as using pre- and post-analytic equipment.The post offers a great opportunity to gain laboratory experience in Blood Sciences, in a stimulating environment with support from a highly experienced and committed team of professionals. CSR provides a 24/7 service and the post will be rostered for shifts to support this. You will also be expected to work at other MFT Specimen Receptions when required.

A good standard of education (to GCSE level or equivalent) is necessary as are good keyboard skills. You should be flexible, methodical and organised with good communication skills. Full in-service training will be provided.You will be supported throughout with regular reviews of progress to develop appropriate knowledge and skills to enable personal development.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guidethat sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Person Specification

education

Essential

  • GCSE Grade C or above, with English, Maths and at least one science.

Desirable

  • Laboratory experience
  • Data entry experience

To apply for this job please visit www.jobsinmcr.co.uk.

  • Job type Full Time
  • Date posted 8 July 2024
  • Expiration date 18 July 2024
  • Location City Centre
  • Salary £22,383 per year

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