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Lab Healthcare Science Assistant Band 3 Coleraine

Posted 2 weeks ago

First Choice Coleraine are recruiting staff to work for experienced Healthcare Laboratory Assistant’s in the Coleraine Area. These posts will be working in the Covid Testing Lab to help the fight of the current pandemic and will be starting immediately and lasting approximately 4 months to start with.

Who The Job Is For:

The Client we are recruiting on behalf of is a Healthcare Laboratory working in the Public Sector. The Successful candidate will work closely with the biomedical scientists and assist the Laboratories in the Technical and Practical aspects of delivering a comprehensive service.

What The Job Entails:

  • Following written instructions by a qualified biomedical scientists
  • Keeping records up to date
  • To sort and distribute laboratory reports
  • To maintain a clean and efficient working area
  • To assist in data processing within the laboratories
  • To prepare appropriate solutions where necessary
  • The removal and disposal of laboratory waste according to departmental procedures
  • To be aware and adhere to all Health and Safety Regulations

What We Need From You:

  • Hold a current driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car
  • ICT skills
  • Knowledge of basic clinical terms


Job Duties

  • Accurately unpack sort number samples and request forms prior to analysis
  • Essential Criteria

  • 5 GCSE’s including English Language, Mathematics and one Science subject (Grades A-C) Plus one year’s relevant experience in a Laboratory
  • Desired Criteria

  • Basic understanding of a diagnostic laboratory within a healthcare service
  • More Information

    The Nitty Gritty:

    • £10.09 per hour Monday – Friday, may include evenings and weekends (overtime rates for weekend shifts)
    • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
    • Closing date of advertisement 30.10.20 @ 5pm
    • Start Date for role will be as soon as all pre-employment checks are in place

    The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:

    • Contact Tina Young
    • Simply click the apply button

    First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

    Lab Healthcare Science Assistant Band 3 Coleraine

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