Quality Control Analyst
SNBTS National Centre

Job reference: 000111

Location: SNBTS National Centre

Job closing date: 28/03/2019

Job posted date: 14/03/2019

Salary: Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Healthcare Sciences

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: SNBTS Quality (Sub-Dept)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

As a vital part of NHS Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland’s mission is to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care, working in partnership.  We do this by providing a range of specialist support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

The core purpose of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service is to meet the transfusion needs of patients in Scotland.  In support of this, we are committed to a range of programmes that will enhance the service provided to NHS Scotland in bother clinical and operational areas.

An opportunity has arisen for a 12 month maternity cover in the Environmental Monitoring and Quality Control laboratory at the Jack Copland Centre. This laboratory provides a high quality analytical service to various SNBTS Departments at the Jack Copland Centre and other sites. The post holder would be involved in a competent analytical service to permit the monitoring of the quality, purity, sterility, stability of blood and tissue components in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) using a wide range of complex analytical, microbiological and chemical techniques.  The position would be part of a small dynamic laboratory team.

Applications are invited from individuals who have experience of the operation of an effective Environmental Monitoring or Quality Control laboratory function in a pharmaceutical environment or similar. Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline (e.g. biological science).

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Richard Walker (rwalker1@nhs.net) on 0131 314 5713 or Tracy Macaulay (t.macaulay@nhs.net) on 0131 314 5504.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Thursday 28th March 2019

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies


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