The role is covered in the following locations: Guildford, Harrow, High Wycombe, Hemel, Kingston-upon-Thames, Reading, Slough, Twickenham, Southall, Watford
The 'What' - the role
Reporting into Laboratory team leaders
" Performing PCR screening for COVID-19 across the film and media industry, testing on location at film production studios and our main laboratory.
" Performing additional PCR based assays including respiratory panels, STI panels and more.
" Testing in mobile point of care units domestically and abroad.
General laboratory duties
" Cleaning and maintaining laboratory spaces, adhering to good laboratory practices.
" Sample receipt
" Other laboratory operational duties including maintaining and ordering stock, managing equipment
Any other reasonable duties as requested by the laboratory team leader
The 'How': Our values
Live, breathe and display values at all times.
We make it Matter - Care
" We are united by the compelling objective of making a difference to the lives of those around us
" We maximise potential and inspire others to bring their 'A-game'
We make it Right - Integrity & Trust
" We are open, honest & transparent - we're not afraid to speak up or challenge
" We do what is right - not simply what's expected
" We admit mistakes but learn from them
" We never walk past a problem
We make it Fun - Energy & Passion
" We play for the team - we don't just show up
" We aim to delight & inspire
We make it happen! - Ownership & curiosity
" We're a pioneering bunch of individuals - brave in our approach - if we can't find a solution, we'll build one
" We're empowered to make decisions and accountable for the outcomes - not just the outputs
" We thrive off curiosity & excellence by demonstrating a desire and drive to learn, develop & improve
The 'Who': About you
" Relevant biomedical science degree BSc Hons
" BSL-2 experience
" PCR experience
" Experience working within a 15189/17025 accredited laboratory
" Experience with LIMS
" Super organised: used to juggling multiple projects with different priorities and working to short deadlines
" Strong attention to detail: our team rely on us to ensure projects run perfectly
" Tech savvy: confident using MS Office
" Have a growth mindsight: we're growing fast, and you'll be expected to offer ideas where processes can be improved and drive your own personal development
" Excellent verbal and written skills: you should be able to draft clear, concise communications, adapting tone & style as appropriate