Location Walton-on-Thames
Job type Permanent
Salary £18000 - £19500 per annum
Reference 24152
Date posted September 11, 2020
Laboratory Assistants and Skilled Biomedical Graduates join the national endeavour to help combat Covid-19. 

Maxxima are currently recruiting for candidates to work as a Sample Handlers to support the undertaking of Covid-19 testing for Test and Trace across various labs in the country.

The successful candidate will be ideally have one year’s experience working in a diagnostic, industrial or academic laboratory with the confidence to handle biological samples in a safe, efficient and appropriate manner


Essential Skills

- Knowledge of laboratory procedures including health and safety
- Confidence and experience handling biological samples in a laboratory setting

Principle Responsibilities

- Receipt of delivery of biological samples
- Removal of packaging and safety bags in a controlled environment
- Transferring samples to the laboratory
- Record keeping
- Identify unsuitable samples for testing
-  Ensure relevant SOPs, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations and other relevant regulations and procedures are followed and well-documented according to specification



Desirable Skills 

- Experience of working in a virology or molecular laboratory handling samples
- Manual handling training

The Pay rate for this role is between £18k – £19.5k per annum

Requirements of this Sample Handler vacancy:


  • Able to work shifts

If you are interested in this Sample Handler Vacancy,  please apply by clicking the apply button. If you’d like more details about this role, contact the Biomedical team today – we always have time to take your call. If the role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not register with Maxxima today?

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