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Senior Business Support Officer – Band 4

Grade: Band 4
Contract: Fixed term: 12 months
Job ref: 001-AC146-0620
Closing date: 8th July 2020

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 12 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Support Officer within the Weqas Quality team.

Weqas is an External Quality Assessment (EQA) provider hosted by the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board.

Weqas runs over 40 EQA Programmes, providing performance analysis, external audit and an educational advisory service to NHS Pathology Departments, independent healthcare laboratories, independent pharmacies, forensic pathology services, veterinary pathology laboratories, clinical trial units and diagnostic companies.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing clerical support for the Quality Manager including minute taking
  • Performing audits under the guidance of the Quality Manager
  • Monitoring Key Performance Indicator targets
  • Producing Quality Management System (QMS) workload reports

We’re interested in people who have experience / skills in some or all of the following areas:

  • Excellent IT skills; experience with Microsoft Word and advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with Ideagen Q-Pulse system or similar Quality Management system
  • Experience in auditing, ideally in Laboratory Medicine
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Accreditation, Standards and procedures

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Band 6

Grade: Band 6
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 001-HS045-0720
Closing date: 15th July 2020

Weqas is an External Quality Assessment (EQA) provider hosted by the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board.

We have an exciting opportunity for a enthusiastic, organised and experienced Specialist Biomedical Scientist to join the Weqas EQA team.

Weqas runs over 40 EQA Programmes, providing performance analysis, external audit and an educational advisory service to NHS Pathology Departments, independent healthcare laboratories, independent pharmacies, forensic pathology services, veterinary pathology laboratories, clinical trial units and diagnostic companies.

What will you be doing?

  • Working on the development of new EQA programmes
  • Taking responsiblity for the preparation of routine EQA programmes
  • Providing interpretation of individual laboratory and method performance reports
  • Promoting Weqas activities at National conferences and assisting with Education and Training activities throughout the UK

We’re interested in people who have experience in some or all of the following areas:

  • Research & Development and project design
  • Project management
  • Broad knowledge of methods and techniques in Laboratory Medicine
  • Quality Assurance and EQA
  • Working in a fast paced environment
  • Working to deadlines

The postholder will need excellent communication skills, a flexible approach to work, good IT skills and excellent organisational skills.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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Trainees (Post Grad) wanting to participate in an internship or placement in Clinical Science or Biomedical Science please contact:

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