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Lead Embryologist and Laboratory Service Manager

Assisted Conception

Carshalton, United Kingdom

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Lead Embryologist and Laboratory Service Manager AfC Band 8b

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic Lead Embryologist and Laboratory Service Manager to join the NHS based providers of fertility treatment located in Surrey. The post is supported by a Lead Consultant HFEA Personal Responsible (PR) and Quality Manager. 

The Trust is seeking to recruit an experienced manager who can demonstrate significant learning post HPC registration and robust clinical experience and who will lead the specialist laboratories and quality system and support the Lead HFEA Personal Responsible (PR). The laboratories will support and extend the existing fertility services to include IVF and ICSI and freezing processes and so validation experience is essential.

To fulfil this role we are looking for an individual with leadership skills, with experience of team management and supervisor training of junior staff to ACE certificate levels. You will have significant patient contact so excellent communication skills are essential and you will have a thorough understanding of HFEA regulations, HTA and quality systems. A higher degree or equivalent experience is desirable.

The Trust actively promotes CPD, teaching and opportunities for presentation at professional meetings and training days are encouraged and supported. Weekend, bank holidays and out of hours/ on call work will be required on a rotational basis. Candidates will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring check and an Occupational Health Assessment.


Part time 22.5 Hours/Week (0.6 wte)

Experience Required:  Practical hands on IVF and ICSI skills. Evidence of quality management skills, including validation using QM standards. ISO 9001 Quality management experience. Minimum 5 years post HCPC. Health and safety training and responsibility.
Education Required:  BSc Biomedical Sciences or equivalent HCPC Registration ICSI practitioner
Salary:  £53,906 to £64,628 pro-rata pa inc HCAS
Closing Date:  Once position is filled
Reference Number: 343-TEAME-0008

Contact: Carolyn Croucher Lead Consultant or Suzy Duffy Lead Embryologist
Assisted Conception
Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust
Carshalton, Surrey, United Kingdom
Phone: 07799 88039 / 07740 861484
Informal Enquiries:
Website: http://jobs.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/job/UK/Surrey/Carshalton/Epsom_St_Helier_University_Hospitals_NHS_Trust/Assisted_Conception/Assisted_Conception-v1387650?_ts=35841
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 06 December 2018       

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