Biomedical Scientist

by | 17/01/2024

Role At A Glance

Profession: Biomedical Science
Date Posted: 17/01/2024
Location: London
Start Date: 01/01/1970
Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 16/02/2024
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum

Job Title: Senior Biomedical Scientist (Training Officer) – Histology

Department: Histopathology

Location: Central London

We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated Senior Biomedical Scientist (Training Officer) to join our established Histopathology team. You will play a key role in ensuring the smooth operation of the laboratory, delivering high-quality histopathology services, and leading the development of future histology professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Expertise:

  • Process, section, stain, and dispatch tissue specimens to the highest standards and within agreed turnaround times.
  • Contribute to maintaining the quality and accuracy of laboratory output through active participation in workload management and quality control activities.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of histological techniques and demonstrate proficiency in specialized cut-up/specimen dissection procedures.
  • Training and Leadership:
  • Lead the department’s training and development program, overseeing IBMS portfolios and conducting staff competency assessments.
  • Organize work, delegate tasks, and supervise MLA’s, MTO’s, and BMS’, fostering a collaborative and supportive learning environment.
  • Mentor and guide colleagues, contributing to their professional growth and skill development.
  • Compliance and Professional Development:
  • Ensure strict adherence to Health & Safety regulations and safe laboratory practices.
  • Actively participate in the annual staff appraisal process.
  • Maintain commitment to ongoing professional development through relevant training courses.
  • Utilize laboratory IT systems effectively and contribute to their optimization.


  • HCPC-registered Biomedical Scientist with membership in the Institute of Biomedical Sciences.
  • 4+ years of post-registration experience in a histology laboratory setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in training and development, ideally within a laboratory environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of histological techniques and quality control procedures.
  • Experience with laboratory-based IT systems.
  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize effectively, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality results and contributing to a culture of continuous learning and improvement.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and contribute to advancements in the field.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with a strong focus on professional development.
  • Commitment to your career growth and advancement.To apply, please put your details forward for this job directly or click our fast track registration link through the IMC Locums website – OR you can contact me on or call me on 0203 911 7196 or WhatsApp me on +44 7483915661.

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