Join our team

At KMPN, our focus is on delivering high-quality, patient focus service along with advance scientific and clinical practice, training, development and research.

Our colleagues are at the heart of our service and are the real drive of our success. We pride ourselves on ensuring career development at all levels, and strive to offer comprehensive and diverse learning and development opportunities, whilst working in a respectful, collaborative and innovative environment.

Whether you are a clinician, scientist, office support or would like to be part of a team that delivers 80 per cent of diagnosis and treatment to patients, KMPN could be the place for you.

If you are interested in opportunities available across the trusts in Kent and Medway, vacancies can be viewed on the NHS Jobs website. Search ‘Kent pathology’ in the keywords section or alternatively check the job sections on our trusts' websites as follows: 

KMPN is a formal partnership of seven laboratories across three pathology services in four acute Trusts. Our 800 colleagues provide services across the health and care sector to a population of nearly two million.

We are at an exciting point of our network development with a new clinical director and managing director leading transformation including single Laboratory Information Management System, Managed Equipment Service and digital projects. We are developing a clinical strategy enabling pathology to drive change and improvement in patient pathways and population health.

You will have a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in KMPN. We are developing a network academy, a platform for all network education and training from apprenticeships to advanced clinical and scientific qualifications with a single faculty making best use of our talented educators and trainers. You will not be expected to work at sites outside of your employing Trust. However, there will be opportunities for collaborative working within this network.

Career Pathways

Whether you have completed your GCSE’s or recently graduate, these documents and links will detail all the information and guidance on careers with the NHS Pathology Laboratory with both education and experience requirements at each stage.

Pathology career documents.