Forensic Laboratory Assistant - Fixed Term Contract

Posted 27 March by Alere Toxicology
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Position: Forensic Laboratory Assistant - Fixed TermLocation: Malvern, WORCSAt Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.The position of Forensic Laboratory Assistant is within our Forensics Business Unit located at Malvern.Receive and enter forensic submissions to the case management databasEnsure that all submissions are handled according to Standard Operating Procedures at all times. Support the technical aspects of the Business by preparing laboratory reagents and standards as required. Perform general laboratory housekeeping duties including some equipment maintenance as appropriate.Help with inventory and stock control to ensure service continuity. Follow Health and Safety guidelines and promote a safe working environment at all times. Confidential handling of sensitive material and medico-legal reports.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS | EDUCATION:
  • GCSE Science as a minimum.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Previous experience of working in a team.
  • Previous experience of working in a busy environment.
  • Previous experience of working in a laboratory environment.
  • Recognition of the need for confidentiality at all times.
  • IT skills commensurate with the role
  • Be able to communicate effectively at all times
  • Be well organised and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Work accurately, precisely and carefully at all times.
  • Be able to prioritise tasks
An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.We provide reasonable adjustments to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable adjustments email

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