COVID-19 Lighthouse Laboratory Specialist Practitioner

  • Job Reference: 00030363-1
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Salary: £32,933 to £39,681
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Piers Meadows Recruitment are currently looking for 10 Band 6 COVID-19 Lighthouse Laboratory Specialist Practitioners to join our client in Berkshire.
The job holder will work in a new COVID-19 Lighthouse Testing Laboratory, forming part of NHS Test and Trace and managed by Berkshire and Pathology Services (BSPS). BSPS is a large and established pathology network operating across Royal Berkshire, Royal Surrey, Frimley Health and Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts.
The post holder will participate in the provision of an efficient and cost effective COVID-19 testing service within Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services.
The successful candidate will be an experienced scientist with well-developed specialist knowledge & skills in molecular/virology fields. They will be required to work unsupervised (including on shift or on-call systems where appropriate and necessary), either as part of a team or independently, receiving, analysing and reporting specimens for COVID-19 testing. The post holder will be required to perform a complex range of tests using dedicated scientific equipment on all samples received. They will be required to interpret and report results in accordance with agreed service protocols.
Please get in touch with Charlotte at Piers Meadows if you would like to hear more about the role