Salary: £25,468 - £27,486 per annum (subject to qualification)
Employer: NHS Lothian
Closing Date: Friday 9 June
Based within the Department of Laboratory Medicine, this 2 year apprenticeship will train and support you to undertake pre analytical duties within the laboratory. You will be expected to attend the School of Health, Science and Technology on a day release basis to work towards an HNC in Applied Science and SVQ Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (SCQF Level 7).
NHS Lothian is responsible for meeting the health needs of circa 800,000 people living in and around Edinburgh and the Lothians. We employ approximately 27,000 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community and acute care services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. Across all areas of care, we seek to provide specialist and general services fairly and efficiently and to the highest standards. NHS Lothian offers excellent career prospects and a wide range of job opportunities for potential employees. NHS Lothian is proud to offer all staff members opportunities for training and development as well as excellent staff benefits.
The Department of Laboratory Medicine provides laboratory services to primary and secondary centres throughout Lothian. These services are currently delivered from 4 sites: the Western General Hospital (WGH), the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE), the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (RHSC) and St John’s Hospital. Blood Sciences employ approximately 200 staff and covers Biochemistry, Haematology and Blood Transfusion.
You will be based in the reception areas of one of the blood science laboratories and will work as a member of NHS Lothian Blood Science team.
What might a day in this role look like?
As part of a multidisciplinary team you will:
What will I learn?
What qualifications/skills are required?
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