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Laboratory Assistant/Laboratory Technician - Finn Pathologists

Finn Pathologists is dedicated to providing a quality diagnostic pathology service to the veterinary industry. We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Assistant/Laboratory Technician to join our busy Microbiology team.

The microbiology department currently process around 1000 samples a week helping to diagnose bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections in animals both large and small. We receive samples from veterinary clinics across the UK, Ireland, Europe and further afield.

This is an excellent opportunity to be in a permanent position and be part of our dedicated team and therefore, no previous laboratory experience/scientific background is required as full training is provided.

The hours will be 37.5 hours worked over Monday-Saturday on a work pattern that will be discussed at interview. The core business hours are 7am - 5pm. 

An ideal candidate to join the team would: 

  • Demonstrate a passion for science
  • Be IT literate
  • Be self –motivated
  • Be accurate and have a high level of attention to detail. 
  • Have the ability to follow instructions and procedures.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Thrive on providing quality service to both internal and external customers.
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly (both written and verbally). 
  • Be able to perform routine daily tasks without error. 
  • Have the ability to work independently but also be a team player and have a positive attitude. 
  • Be a critical thinker. 
  • Be an independent complex problem solver.

We look for people who enjoy coming to work each day and be part of a team who are motivated to provide the best service to our customers

We provide our staff with a safe and supportive working environment to ensure you perform at your best with the opportunity to progress and rotate within different departments.

Benefits include Discounted fees on pet care and pet products, Pension scheme, Sharesave scheme, Cycle to work, Gymflex, Perkbox. The opportunity to buy and sell holiday and the ability to accrue holiday through long service.

Interested? If you would like to apply, please click 'Apply Now!' 


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Finn Pathologists (Harleston)
Units 3C & 3D Mayflower Way, Harleston, Norfolk, United Kingdom, IP20 9EB
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    National Minimum Wage
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    Finn Pathologists
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  • Application Closing Date:
    21 January 2021
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