Biomedical Scientist

Biomedical Scientist

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London EC1V, UK
  • Up to £39797 per annum UK / Year

We have an exciting opportunity for a Biomedical Scientist to join our Histopathology Department. This role is a based in in our Harley Street Hospital. We are also offering a competitive salary range £37,797 per annum plus a fantastic array of benefits.

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, with 8 state-of-the-art facilities located in the heart of London’s medical community around Harley Street. We have circa 1350 employees, and we are dedicated to providing our patients with expert, individualised treatment and care. We cover a comprehensive range of services, including complex medical and surgical procedures plus a range of cancer services. The London Clinic has a supportive and warm working culture where your contribution is valued, and you can help us deliver our three core values of ‘We go further’, ‘We work as one’ and ‘We personalise care.’

Job Profile

The Biomedical scientist role is to assist the Senior BMS and Chief BMS in providing an efficient and effective service within the Histology department. To ensure that scientific standards are maintained and that Clinic policies are adhered to at all times.

  • Job Type:Biomedical Scientist
  • Hours:5 Hours/ Week including 1 in 4 Saturdays on a rota basis.
  • Salary: £39,797 plus LW
  • Location: 116 Harley Street, London W1G 6HL
  • Benefits package:
    Contributory pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%).
    Private Medical Healthcare.
    33 day’s annual leave (Inclusive of bank holidays).
    Season ticket travel loan, family friendly benefits, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers/services, plus much more.
    We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Key Duties

  • To assist the senior biomedical scientists in carrying out the routine work of the area.
  • To follow policy and procedures at all times.
  • To process internal and external quality assurance.
  • To assist in the evaluation of new equipment and method verification.
  • To assist in the maintenance of stock control.
  • After documented training and competency assessment, to operate and maintain the analytical equipment and perform testing in the section.
  • To participate in all areas of routine and specialised laboratory bench work.
  • To observe the departmental quality policy.
  • To comply with the quality management system.
  • To undertake in-house audits.
  • To maintain an up-to-date awareness and knowledge of current developments.
  • To comply with data entry and governance requirements at all times.
  • To promote the smooth running of the department.
  • To be an excellent role model for junior staff.
  • To deliver excellent customer service.
  • To assist in the preparation of documentation.
  • The post-holder will participate in annual joint review.

Skills & Experience

  • HCPC post-registration recent histology laboratory experience
  • Experience of UKAS assessments and ISO standards
  • Degree-level education
  • Experience in using iLab (Apex) and/ or Meditech or other LIMS
  • Experience in Cytology (Desirable)
  • Experience in Mohs (Desirable)

The London Clinic has charitable status which is fundamental to our identity and how we operate, enabling our teams to invest in treatments, technology and facilities that benefit our patients, staff and the wider community.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting all adults at risk, children and young people by implementing robust safer recruitment practices during our selection process. Pre-employment checks are undertaken in accordance with industry standards and regulations, and successful applicants may be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). If you would like further information about our safer recruitment policy then please contact a member of our recruitment team.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply – we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.


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