Clinical Embryologist

Competitive salary plus benefits
31 Aug 2016
28 Sep 2016
Nursing Field
Private Healthcare
Job Type

BMI Esperance Hospital in Eastbourne is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

We have an opportunity for a Clinical Embryologist to join their team of staff in the Sussex Downs Fertility Centre based at BMI Esperance Hospital.

We are a small top performing Fertility Centre in the South East of England and as such we pride ourselves on treating our patients with the personal touch provided by a cohesive multi- disciplinary team.

We offer a comprehensive range of fertility options including surrogacy, egg, embryo and sperm donation in a supportive and caring environment. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to gain experience using time-lapse imagery, oocyte and embryo vitrification and be part of the BMI Healthcare Fertility group.

BMI Esperance Hospital is based on the south coast and is well located to the station, town centre and seafront. We are well placed for access from the A27 from the east and west coast. 

This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. This role will cover maternity leave.

 The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • BSc in Biological Sciences
  • ACE Certificate/Diploma or STP qualification
  • HCPC Registration (Desirable)
  • ICSI (desirable)
  • Good laboratory based skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of the HFEA Code of Practice
  • Accurate record keeping  

Duties of this role include:     

  • To carry out all laboratory-based aspects of fertility investigation and treatment in order to provide a comprehensive service to clients
  • To participate in patient support and care in association with other members of the team
  • To perform laboratory-based procedures to agreed protocols
  • To perform media and equipment preparation for all investigations and treatment procedures
  • To prepare media for sperm preparation, oocyte retrieval, insemination, embryo culture, PESA, TESA, sperm freezing, embryo cryopreservation and thawing, and embryo transfer
  • To prepare sperm from either frozen donor samples or fresh ejaculates, for insemination for IUI, DI, IVF, or ICSI procedures

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

BMI Healthcare Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
Staff Pension Scheme
25 days holiday per annum
Gym membership discount


If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.