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Trainee Necropsy Laboratory Services Technician
Diss, Suffolk, East Anglia

Our Client is looking to recruit a Trainee Pathology Laboratory Services Technician to join their  established, knowledgeable and busy team.  The main roles of this position are to perform routine Necropsy, Histology, technical Fetal Pathology and Sperm Analysis procedures to the required quality and quantity thresholds, ensuring compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and other legal requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Will develop the practical skills and knowledge necessary to fully contribute to the resource requirements of all areas and departments within Pathology Laboratory Services.

·         Necropsy:

§  Performs routine macroscopic necropsy techniques for all species.

§  Trim and retain all organs from all species.

§  Performs caesarean necropsy techniques.

§  Uses on-line data capture system.

§  Performs non-routine tasks such as freezing tissues.

·         Sperm Analysis

§  Preparation of consumables e.g. slides washing, pot filling.

§  Sample preparation for routine sperm analyses.

§  Staining and coverslipping of slides.

§  Accurate, clear, correct completion of associated documentation.

·         Fetal Pathology

§  Preparation of reagents and sample processing for skeletal examinations.

§  Specimen archiving.

·         Histology

§  Receipt of tissues and preparation of work packages e.g.
cassettes, bags, labels etc.

§  Tissue storage and retrieval systems.

§  Dissection of tissues (multiple species).

§  Decalcification of bone tissues.

§  Processing and embedding of tissues.

§  Processor operation and routine maintenance.

§  Sectioning of tissues and mounting onto glass slides.

§  Staining and coverslipping of slides.

§  Quality inspection of slides.

§  Repeat work procedures.

§  Final block, slide and paperwork checks and packaging and
dispatch of materials.

§  Transfer, withdrawal and return of archived items.

§  Accurate, clear, correct completion of associated documentation.

·         Maintains a good standard of housekeeping in the Laboratory.

·         Undertakes other tasks at the request and under the direction of local managers.

Job Requirements:

Demonstrates the ability to learn.

Good manual dexterity and attention to detail.

Technical competence of routine Pathology laboratory techniques

Previous experience working within a laboratory environment

5 GCSE level passes (C grade) including maths, English & Science or equivalent.

How to apply

To proceed with your application for this role, simply apply to this advert.

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted. All successful applications are subject to S3 Science’s stringent vetting and security checks.

S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Salary: 15,500
Date Posted: 17/08/2017
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