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Laboratory Technician (Trainee) - Finn Pathologists

Would you like to work for Finn Pathologists?  Do you have an interest in laboratory work within the veterinary sector?

Are you self-motivated and enjoy working under pressure?

If the answer is yes to all of the above, we want to hear from you!!

Finn Pathologists is dedicated to providing a quality diagnostic pathology service to the veterinary industry. The histology department currently processes around 1100 samples a week from a range of species, producing slides for interpretation by pathologists. 

We receive samples from veterinary clinics across the UK, Ireland, and Europe and further afield.

We are currently recruiting for a Trainee Laboratory Technician to join our busy Histology team and we don't require any previous experience as full training will be provided.

The role will include tissue trimming, embedding and microtomy along with tissue decalcification, processor maintenance and special stains.

The hours of work will be 37.5 per week  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday 7am-3pm and will be primarily located at our Weybread site, with possible travel to our Harleston site.

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

An ideal candidate to join the team would:

  • IT literate
  • Self-motivated and can use own initiative.
  • 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.
  • Have GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and Science (or equivalent).

In return, you will receive a range of benefits including:

  • The position is salaried and paid at National Minimum Wage.
  • Company discounts.
  • Discounts on veterinary products and services.
  • Access to our sharesave scheme.
  • 5 weeks a year holiday + Bank Holidays. 
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Access to great savings through Perk Box.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

Interested? If you would like to apply, please click 'Apply Now' to include your CV.


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Finn Pathologists (Weybread)
One Eyed Lane , Weybread , Diss, Norfolk , England , IP21 5TT
  • Salary:
    In Line with National Minimum Wage.
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    Finn Pathologists
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  • Application Closing Date:
    12 April 2021
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