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Laboratory Technician, Autoclave

Surrey, United Kingdom
£24,948 to £26,396
Closing date
9 Apr 2023

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FHMS Faculty Admin

Location: Guildford
Salary: £24,948 to £26,396
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 09 April 2023
Reference: 016923

Interviews for the position will take place on Tuesday 2nd May 2023

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Surrey is a recognised world-leader in biosciences research and currently supports 4000 students in a variety of teaching environments. 

We are looking to recruit a skilled laboratory technician who, under the direction of the research laboratory manager, is required to supervise a small technical team in the high-throughput decontamination and processing of teaching and research waste materials. Key duties include the planning/organising of the team to ensure a reliable, customer-friendly service, operation of the faculty’s 700L autoclaves and achieving efficient turnaround times for reusable lab equipment.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a laboratory environment, a good understanding of the Health & Safety aspects of working with biological/chemical contaminated materials, and a practical and methodical approach to work. This post requires a significant amount of manual handling and an ability to adapt to changes in the workload at peak times.

You will be interacting with students, academics and other members of the technical team on a daily basis. Delivering a high level of customer care will be an important aspect of this role.

In return we offer a generous pension and leave entitlement, relocation assistance where appropriate and flexible working options. Our benefits package also includes an exclusive discounted membership package to the Surrey Sports Park and an on-site nursery. Situated to the southwest of London, the University is based in Guildford which is easily accessible by rail and road. 

For further information, please see the below job description or for an informal discussion, please contact Jana Baron – acting Technical Services Manager ( 01483 683515. 

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We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity.

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.


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