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Healthcare Science Assistant Needed

Posted: 65 days ago
Place: Lambeth, Greater London


Our client requires a reliable and enthusiastic Healthcare Science Assistant to start relatively soon within Lambeth, South East London.
Your day-to-day duties might include:

* Labelling, sorting and storing specimens.

* Helping with tissue and fluid sample analysis.

* Putting together chemical solutions

* Loading and operating machines

* Using a computer to input and analyse data.

* Disposing of hazardous waste

* Sterilising equipment

* Maintaining stock levels

As a Healthcare Science Assistant, you might also deal with telephone inquiries and file records. You’ll work with scientists in areas like:

* Biochemistry - studying chemical reactions in the body like kidney failure.

* Histopathology - examining the structure of diseased tissue.

* Virology - analysing viruses, the diseases they cause, and vaccines.

* Cytology - studying the structure and function of cells, and screening for cancers.

* Haematology - analysing diseases of the blood and blood forming tissues.

* Immunology - examining how the immune system works, for example with allergies.

* Transfusion science - transferring blood and blood products from one person to another.
You’ll need:

* Accuracy and attention to detail

* The ability to concentrate for long periods.

* Excellent hand-eye coordination

* Organisational skills

* The ability to work under pressure

Rate: £25,500 per annum
Hours: 37.5

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