SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

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Veterinary Laboratory Technician

  • Full Time
  • Ringwood
  • Salary: £19,000 - 22,000

Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SYNLAB, the European leader in delivery of high-quality pathology testing and imaging services and operates six veterinary diagnostic laboratories across the UK and Ireland.

Our teams are fundamental to the principle of making a positive difference to veterinary healthcare and you will receive training and coaching to develop your skills and to support you in your working life.  In addition, to enable you to broaden your experience and increase the depth of your knowledge, thus improving your career potential, we train our scientific and support staff to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and facilitate the rotation of staff amongst key laboratory areas.

We are currently seeking a Laboratory Technician to join the team in Ringwood. The successful candidates will be responsible for conducting laboratory tests as well as the day-today running of the laboratory operation

Your duties as the Laboratory Technician will include:

  • Performing routine and specialist biomedical investigations and participating daily in the scientific and technical activities of the laboratory section, which may include specimen reception functions, under the supervision of the Head of Pathology.
  • Participating in the receipt, recording, storage and disposal or specimens and identifying and resolving issues effectively.
  • Participating in the input and retrieval of data.
  • Preparing reagents for routine laboratory use.
  • Performing general laboratory duties, e.g. checking instruments and recording temperatures.

We are looking to speak with candidates who can demonstrate:

  • A relevant Scientific Degree or be educated to Degree Level.
  • Experience working in a sample testing laboratory.
  • A strong working knowledge of laboratory procedures.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role and have the skills, experience and behaviours we are looking for, please follow the link to apply. If this job isn’t right for you but you are looking for a new position, please keep check our website for future opportunities.

Please note that we reserve the right to close any adverts once we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within two weeks of your application, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

SYNLAB UK & Ireland is a committed equal opportunities employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable UK employment law.

About us

SYNLAB UK & Ireland work closely with clinicians, hospitals, occupational health providers and clinical researchers to provide a complete pathology offering.

We operate in increasingly diverse environments which is reflected in our workforce, clients, customers, suppliers, communities and partners. We believe an inclusive workplace culture is the best way to source, attract and retain diverse and talented people, and create a sustainable, high-performing workforce.

We believe our staff is vital to the principle of making a positive difference to healthcare, therefore, we promote a culture of continuous personal development where scientists and staff have the support and resources to acquire new skills and build their careers through learning and development opportunities, coaching and clear career pathways.

We promote an open and collaborative culture where leaders act as role models and facilitate a two-way communication, engage with staff and stakeholders transparently and actively encourage feedback and suggestions.

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