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Consultant Biomedical Scientist in Cervical Screening and Pathway Manager - With Relocation Package (up to £8,000)

NHS AfC: Band 8c

Main area
Cytology, Norfolk & Waveney Cellular Pathology Service
NHS AfC: Band 8c
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£63,751 - £73,664 per annum
09/07/2020 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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**Terms and Conditions apply**

More than three quarters (77%) of people in Norwich say that they love their job – an impressive statistic and one that staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) are proud to be part of! We want you to love it even more, so join us with either a £10,000 Golden Hello or £8,000 Relocation Bonus to help settle into your new career and lifestyle in Norfolk!

We at the Norfolk & Waveney Cellular Pathology Service are seeking someone who relishes a challenge and enjoys working at the lead provider for the East of England HPV Primary cervical screening programme serving approximately 400,000 women per year.

The East of England area is comprised of 6 STP regions each requiring a coordinated and efficient network of sample transport links from primary care to pathology reception services, IT connectivity, and direct referrals to 18 regional colposcopy units a robust cytology failsafe of all patent referrals and outcomes.

The laboratory also currently processes around 4,000 diagnostic cytology samples per year.

The position will be based at the Cotman Centre, which is set within the Norwich Research Park adjacent to the UEA campus.

 You’ll be based a matter of minutes from Norwich City Centre which can truly boast it has something to offer for everyone. It’s retained a strong identity & history whilst expanding its food offerings down the famous cobbled streets and at the award winning Best British Market. All the while being able to travel across Norfolk with ease to further afield, be that London is just 2 hours by train or car and less than 30 minutes to the beautiful coastline of North Norfolk.

We at #TeamNNUH understand that a strong work/life balance is important; we are open to candidates who might wish to work less than full time or over condensed working days. We encourage any interested applicants to contact Viki, details below to find out more and organise a visit to our amazing and supportive team.

Please be aware that this advert can be closed prior to the advertised closing date, if suitable candidates have been found.

The role of the STP regional pathway manager is challenging and will be expected to take the lead and ensure that inter-organisational co-operation, communication and processes are in place to maintain the quality of the whole screening pathway across the STP region within East of England.

The Pathway Manager is the point of focus for communication between the Norfolk & Waveney cervical screening service and the service users across the STP region. This includes NHS England, PHE Screening team, PHE Screening & QA Team, Cancer Registry, regional STP NHS Trusts, GP surgeries and community clinics, iCaSH sexual health clinics, HM military and HM Prison institutions.

The role is to ensure that professional, well managed and coordinated arrangements are in place for meeting national requirements applicable to those parts of the cervical screening programme.

The cytology department requires adequate staffing 9-5 plus a flexible approach to working outside normal hours.

**Terms and Conditions apply**

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Open for applications: 29th June 2020

Close for applications: 9th July 2020

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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Viki Frew - Consultant Biomedical Scientist

Tel: 01603 286033