A dynamic area dealing with infertility treatments, such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), and other programmes. Also known as Healthcare science staff they will collect, store and fertilise eggs and sperm from patients. Other responsibilities will include determining patients fertility levels, speaking to patients about specific treatment options, researching solutions with other medical staff, testing the suitability of the eggs and sperm collected.
One entry route is through the NHS Scientist Training Program for which you would require a 2:1 or first degree in a relevant science subject. For further information go to National School of Healthcare Science.
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- Good researching skills
- The ability to work well in a team
- Able to manage projects effectively
- The ability to keep records accurately
- Attention to detail
- Good IT skills
£26,000 to £35,000