SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

Band 7 BMS Team Manager- Histology

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Basildon, Essex, Southend
  • Salary: £43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
  • AfC Banding: 7

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Specialist BMS / Team Leader-Manager to join our remarkable and dynamic Histology team. This is a great step up for a Specialist BMS into management. The post holder will be required to oversee and manage a team of Biomedical Scientists, as well as Junior and Support staff.  The post holder will also be the lead Team manager for overseeing the implementation of future projects in addition to the day to day management of Digital Histology. This role will be working with and supported by the senior Histology Management Team.

Hours: 37.5 per week


The main responsibilities of the role are outlined below:

  • To provide a highly specialist level of theoretical and practical Histopathology knowledge
  • To work as part of a core management team for Histology with other Team Managers and provide technical leadership.
  • To carry out tissue dissection to IBMS/RCPath standards in specimen categories within competence and as agreed with consultant staff.
  • To work as part of a core management team for Histology to ensure regular audits are performed and acted upon appropriately.
  • With Support and guidance, implement Digital Pathology in an efficient and timely manner at both Southend and Basildon Histology Sites.
  • Guide and train the staff on their roles within this project and once implemented continue to oversee Digital Pathology.
  • Lead on future Histology Projects working with all grades of Histology staff, when time and opportunities arise.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • HCPC State Registration as a Biomedical Scientist, with continued CPD
  • Completion of a specialist portfolio in Cellular Pathology
  • Management Qualification to ILM level 3 or relevant experience
  • MSc /FIBMS (by examination)/ IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma and is currently in possession of Fellowship Class of the IBMS or equivalent
  • High level working knowledge of Histology techniques and practices at post honours degree level
  • Expert interpretive and trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to work across 3 different sites in a 24-7 work environment if and when required.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications and LIMS including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Statistical Packages

About Us

SYNLAB UK & Ireland work closely with clinicians, hospitals, occupational health providers and clinical researchers to provide a complete pathology offering.

We operate in increasingly diverse environments which is reflected in our workforce, clients, customers, suppliers, communities and partners. We believe an inclusive workplace culture is the best way to source, attract and retain diverse and talented people, and create a sustainable, high-performing workforce.

We believe our staff is vital to the principle of making a positive difference to healthcare, therefore, we promote a culture of continuous personal development where scientists and staff have the support and resources to acquire new skills and build their careers through learning and development opportunities, coaching and clear career pathways.

We promote an open and collaborative culture where leaders act as role models and facilitate a two-way communication, engage with staff and stakeholders transparently and actively encourage feedback and suggestions.

Please note that we reserve the right to close any adverts once we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within two weeks of your application, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

SYNLAB UK & Ireland is a committed equal opportunities employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable UK employment law.

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