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Senior Lab Technician

Medacs Lunar

Leicester

Contract

£14.87/annum

LE17RH

Posted: 20/11/2021

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Fixed Term Contract

We're currently seeking Senior Lab Technician based in and around Leicester to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme, helping society's return to a more normal way of life.

Gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community and join a supportive environment where training and accreditation (where relevant) will be provided for this role.

What you can expect:

This position will be ideal for new graduates with experience working in a laboratory environment and a clear understanding of the health and safety protocols in a lab environment.
Process samples from receipt, through to sample processing and storage, in line with laboratory and quality management processes
Support testing within a specific section of the process (e.g. sample processing, RNA extraction, PCR preparation)
Work closely with Senior Lab technicians and Bioscientist Leads to identify issues in the lab to facilitate timely resolution
Work in accordance to laboratory SOPs and ensure high levels of cleanlinessWhat we're looking for:

This position will be ideal for new graduates with experience working in a laboratory environment and a clear understanding of the health and safety protocols in a lab environment.

Minimum of a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biological sciences/Molecular biology/genetics or a similar related discipline or relevant experience/training within in a similar technical/research post
Experience in a laboratory setting (academic, clinical or industrial)
Experience of using a biosafety cabinet
A comprehensive understanding of health and safety protocols in a lab environment
Evidence of strong communication and team-working skills
Evidence of excellent attention to detail

In return:

You will receive a minimum 6 month contract

Working hours and shift times

The role will work on rotating day patterns (including some weekend work)

Diversity at NHS Test and Trace
You will be joining a diverse and hugely welcoming team that reflects the communities we serve. We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and empowering them to contribute fully at work.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today

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