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Laboratory & Media Assistant

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Laboratory Operations & Media Assistant
Competitive Salary
Start ASAP

An innovative biotechnology organisation in the Cambridge area are looking to recruit a Laboratory Operations & Media Assistant to join the Laboratory Operations team.

Main responsibilities:
- Prepare buffers, solutions, and microbiological media/agar plates. Keeping accurate records of formulations and assisting scientists in the formulation of bespoke medium.
- Perform routine quality control checks on media
- Undertake general laboratory cleaning and housekeeping, to reflect the daily priorities of the scientists.
- Support the team in carrying out routine maintenance of laboratory equipment, including care, cleaning and calibration checks.
- Manage stocks of laboratory consumables
- Work with the Stores Supervisor to ensure the daily collection of biological and clinical waste.
- Ensure laboratory compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.

- BSc in Microbiology/related degree or relevant scientific laboratory experience
- Excellent aseptic technique
- Highly attentive to detail, both practically and in maintaining accurate scientific records
- Problem solving and troubleshooting experience
- Ability to multitask to support a matrix of teams
- Proactive and enthusiastic when responding to challenges
- Excellent organisational skills and work ethic

Desirable Experience:
- Previous work experience in CL2 laboratory
- Previous scientific laboratory experience
- Experience of Media preparation

If you would be interested in pursuing this opportunity please apply online.

  • Agency: Clinical Professionals
  • Contact: Kimberley Warren
  • Reference: JO-2007-452264
  • Updated: 22nd July 2020
  • Expires: 19th August 2020

Clinical Professionals

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