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How much would I earn as a Biomedical Scientist?
The pay system in the NHS is called Agenda for Change (AfC).
Biomedical scientists start on band 5 which is between £25,692 and £31,180 a year.
Specialist biomedical scientists will be graded at band 6 which is £28,041 to £36,876.
Advanced biomedical scientists or team leaders can earn up to £42,964 on band 7.
How many hours would I work?
In the NHS you would usually work 37.5 hours a week. You may also be expected to work evening and weekend shifts or be on-call.
You will mainly work in very clean and sometimes sterile environments. You would be required to wear protective clothing such as a lab coat and safety glasses.
To become a biomedical scientist, you will need:
- a high level of ability and interest in science and computing
- an interest in medicine and the development of new treatments
- the ability to concentrate for long periods
- a good level of accuracy and attention to detail
- high ethical standards
- the ability to take responsibility for making decisions
- an enquiring mind and good problem-solving skills
- the ability to lead a research and development team
- strong spoken and written communication skills
- empathy and understanding when working directly with patients.