Associate Practitioner in Microbiology Required

  • Job Reference: BIOMW2009
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £14.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Biomedical Science, Biomedical Science > Associate Practitioner, Biomedical Science > Biomedical Scientist, Biomedical Science > Microbiology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking a experienced Associate Practitioner in Microbiology to fill a full time role in Manchester.

The starting pay rate for this locum Associate Practitioner job is £14.00 to £15.00 per hour and is an ongoing role.

Qualifications & Training:
- Foundation degree in science based subject
- Desire to progress through training and further education.

Knowledge & Understanding:
- Theoretical knowledge to enable processing of patient samples under basic analytical processes.
- Data entry
- Knowledge of non-routine health care duties obtained through experience and study
- Requires knowledge of specimen types and understanding of information on request forms
- Knowledge of medical terminology.

- Previous Microbiology laboratory experience is essential.

Personal skills & Qualities:
- Cooperate, communicate and interact with all grades of staff to deliver a quality and timely service.

Requirements of the Associate Practitioner role:

All applicants must have a relevant experience of working within an NHS or Private Pathology Laboratory. Candidates must have a Valid Working Holiday Visa, Ancestry Visa or EU Citizenship.

Contact us:

If you are interested in this position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our biomedical science team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.

We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.