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Trainee Laboratory Technician - Finn Pathologists

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  • Finn Pathologists (Weybread)

Finn Pathologists


Finn Pathologists is dedicated to providing a quality diagnostic pathology service to the veterinary industry as part of the CVS group.


We are currently recruiting for a Trainee Laboratory Technician to join our busy Histology team in Weybread, Diss. For this post no previous laboratory experience is required as full training is provided.


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


An ideal candidate to join the team would:

  • Have an aptitude for science & laboratory work
  • Be IT literate
  • Be self â€“motivated and 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).


Working hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week) and will include every Saturday with a day off during the week in lieu.


Location: The role will be primarily located at our Weybread site, with possible travel to our Harleston site, as such, a full driving licence is also required.


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.


In return you will receive:

  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave with our buy and sell holiday scheme
  • Additional annual leave accrued through long service
  • Access to the CVS sharesave and pension schemes
  • Discounted fees on veterinary products and treatments
  • Access to Perkbox, Gymflex, Cycle to work and more


Would you like to join our team?

If so, please click apply now and we will be in contact with you shortly

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Finn Pathologists (Weybread)
One Eyed Lane , Weybread , Diss, Norfolk , England , IP21 5TT
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  • Application Closing Date:
    7 December 2021
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