Biomedical Scientist - Microbiology - Band 6

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
£32,000 to £43,850 per annum
Salary Description:
�32,000 - 43,850 per year + Bonus, relocation, accomm
Jarrodean Healthcare
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We are seeking a committed and experienced Band 6 Biomedical Scientist to join our client's Clinical Microbiology team on the beautiful Island of Guernsey , in the Channel Islands.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the Agenda for Change banding system, but have applied their own salary scale, as above.
Combined with the lower income tax rate and no VAT this equates to a salary of over one band higher than the UK-equivalent Band.
The current Guernsey Band 6 salary is up to �42,715 plus an annual bonus of �1,167 and higher penalty rates; 36% evening/Saturday and 72% Sunday/BH.

The laboratory receives approximately 35-40K specimens per year divided between Bacteriology, Serology, Mycology and Molecular Microbiology.
In addition, the department provides epidemiological data to the Infection Prevention & Control team and the Environmental and Public Health Directorate.
The Microbiology Department uses the following platforms:
- Biomerieux Vitek, BacT/Alert & Vidas
- Cepheid GeneXpert
- HMJackArc

The States of Guernsey delivers a diverse range of healthcare services, diagnosing and treating patients within the hospital, and supporting people with disabilities in the wider community.
Their Health Service provides excellent care, supported by modern equipment and Health Professionals recruited to a very high standard.

The island of Guernsey is in the Channel Islands and has a population of 65,000. It has some of Britain's finest and best-kept beaches , an especially mild and sunny climate , and an offbeat, historic harbour town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.

Person requirements
- Biomedical Scientist with full HCPC registration.
- Current or recent Band 5 or 6 experience (or independent sector equivalent) with a good range of Microbiology skills.
- Proficient in working individually or as part of a small team.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
- First 3 months accommodation free
- A higher-than-UK salary.
- A �1,167 annual bonus.
- A flat rate 20% income tax.
- No Council tax or VAT
- A relocation payment of �5,000*
- On-site Staff Accommodation or a generous allowance for private rental accommodation*
- A continental lifestyle, where the people are friendly, and crime is very low.
*Full T&C in relocation directive

For an insight into Jarrodean as a Consultancy and for a summary of all current roles visit

If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous �500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.

Contact Details:
Jarrodean Healthcare
Tel: 020 7112 9087
Contact: Fiona Brown

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