Laboratory Technician

  • Job Reference: 00032742-1
  • Date Posted: 25 December 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Saffron Walden, Essex
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Genetic Technologist / Laboratory Technician

Saffron Waldon

Duration: Up to 6 months (with permanent opportunities)

Hours: Days/Evenings/Nights//Weekends - 37.5 hours per week (average)

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team and get lots of laboratory experience.

Duties of the role include:

Booking samples in using a LIMS system
Conducting analysis on COVID-19 samples using PCR techniques
Perform RNA extraction and track samples using a LIMS system
Maintaining a clean and sterile working environment
Unpacking of deliveries and acceptance testing new reagents
Other laboratory duties where required

Person Specification:

Life Science qualification - Biology/Biotechnology/Biomedical Science
Hands on experience with PCR techniques as well as DNA/RNA extraction
Flexible working approach in terms of hours
Hard working attitude
Ability to work in a team as well as individually
Driving Licence and own vehicle (due to limited public transport outside of 9-5 working hoursSalary: £25k - £27k p/annum (depending on experience) pro rata, plus enhanced rates for night shifts.

If this sounds like something of interest and you possess the required skills and experience then please follow the link to apply