LIMS Technical Specialist - Band 8a Biomedical Scientist

Location Macclesfield
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £35.66 per hour
Contact Tom Baldry
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Sanctuary Health is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 8a LIMS Technical Specialist to fill a full-time role in Macclesfield. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Biomedical Scientist practices and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum LIMS Technical Specialist job is £35.66 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 10-month contract.


  • Interact extensively with clinical LIMS Data Leads, senior lab operatives, and the lab management team, exploiting software opportunities to improve our end-to-end laboratory workflow and enhance standard operating procedures
  • Collaborate closely with the IT Infrastructure team and the Business Analyst to deliver solutions on well-architected and secure platforms and network configurations
  • Perform Instrument integration
  • Sound software configuration management and governance, as well as a pure development
  • Programming in a Biological Sciences setting

Requirements of the LIMS Technical Specialist:

  • HCPC registered
  • Must have a relevant qualification in biomedical science or alternative qualification
  • Minimum of three years' experience in a support role, preferably with experience in Molecular Diagnostics workflow and/or Biochemistry devices
  • Experience supporting middleware solutions in a hospital or laboratory IT environment
  • Experience as a 3rd line support engineer
  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience within a similar role
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Flexible and proactive attitude towards changing priorities and multiple workstreams

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive biomedical science knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • An industry-leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This LIMS Technical Specialist job is advertised by Tom Baldry; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.