LifeLab Technician

Southampton, United Kingdom
£22,149 to £25,642 per annum
29 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

HDH General

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £22,149 to £25,642 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 31/12/2023
Closing Date:  Wednesday 12 October 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1991622AF

Are you looking for an entry-level laboratory technician role, with a supportive team working on an exciting project working with children to inspire them to live healthier lives?

We are advertising a maternity cover role for an entry-level technician to support the delivery of the LifeLab programme. 

LifeLab is a hospital-based classroom providing innovative and inspiring activities to encourage teenagers to make informed choices about their health-related behaviour, as well as generating an interest in science and health as future study or career options. The successful candidate will work alongside our LifeLab Lead Technician in a handover period until the maternity leave period starts, and will then work with the support of the LifeLab team. The role involves supporting the delivery of the laboratory-based health and science education activities at the LifeLab laboratory facility – arranging booking of coaches, ensuring consumables/activities are prepared and set up for school days, supporting the delivery of teaching activities during LifeLab school days. The successful candidate will support the management and coordination of the “Meet the Scientist” portion of the LifeLab activity days. 

The post holder will be expected to work as part of a small, friendly team, good team working skills are essential and a commitment to the University’s ideas of collegiality. Training for specific laboratory tasks will be provided, after which they will be expected to operate with minimal supervision.

A enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Lauren Ward (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 1991622AF on all correspondence.

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