SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

Laboratory Analyst – Part Time

  • Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Cardiff
  • Salary: £18,935

Part of SYNLAB UK & Ireland, Lextox are a UKAS accredited laboratory based in Cardiff. Lextox specialises in providing drug, alcohol and DNA testing services for family law cases and childcare proceedings. SYNLAB holds a trusted position in clinical laboratory and medical diagnostic services in the UK.

We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Analyst to join our Laboratory team in Cardiff, on a part-time and permanent basis. Applicants are expected to have knowledge of ISO17025 and have previous experience of working in a laboratory setting.

Hours: 28hrs a week / flexible between Monday – Friday / shifts between 7am-3:30pm / 8am-4:30pm / 9am-5:30pm

The Role:

  • Performing hair sample sectioning according to Laboratory Management’s instructions.
  • Preparing sample batches for analysis.
  • Adhering to Lextox Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and accurately completing laboratory documentation.
  • Performing routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment to maintain quality standards.
  • Upholding the confidentiality of the information obtained in the course of analysing samples within the lab, and refrain from disclosing such information without written consent, except where disclosure is required by law or by a court order.

What we’re looking for:

  • Qualified at a Degree level – Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry or a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques, instrumentation and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • A strong focus on service and quality with good problem-solving skills.

What we can offer:

  • Pension scheme.
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Life Assurance up to twice your salary.
  • Benefits Platform / cashback and discounts.
  • Support from Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Employee Assistant Programme – Care First.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • On-site gym.
  • Shuttle service available.

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.

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.

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