Laboratory Assistant

Southampton, United Kingdom
£22,197 to £22,630 Per annum
17 May 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty Central (MED)

Location: Southampton General Hospital
Salary: £22,197 to £22,630 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 30/04/2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 06 June 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 2292423LL

Location: Based at the SGH Campus within the Institute of Developmental Sciences building

The School of Human Health and Development (HDH) technical team is looking to recruit a new team member to support the laboratory activities within the Institute of Developmental Health. This post is for a fixed term until May 2023.

The successful candidate must be a team player and be able to assist with the support of infrastructure, basic laboratory equipment and facilities and some sample management. While the post will not directly support research activities, the successful applicant will have opportunities to learn practical laboratory skills, suitable for a continued technical career.

Previous laboratory experience is an advantage but not essential, with full training in routine laboratory processes and Health and Safety provided. 

The HDH technical team is an adaptable, proactive and hardworking team and the ideal candidate should have a good range of soft and practical skills that will complement the team’s work ethic, a keen eye for accuracy, efficiency and attention to detail.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena Swan Silver award demonstrating a commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace.

The University is a signatory of the Technician Commitment and has pledged to support our technicians within the key areas of recognition, visibility, career development and sustainability:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled applicants to apply for this position.

This post is available immediately and you are welcome to raise any queries with Mrs Kate Parry the Senior Technical Manager on email:, tel: 023 81205256

Further details:

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or quoting the job number.

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