Band 3 Medical Laboratory Assistant in Microbiology Required

  • Job Reference: BIODE1303
  • Date Posted: 13 March 2019
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: South East England
  • Salary: £10.00 to £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Biomedical Science, Biomedical Science > Medical Laboratory Assistant, Biomedical Science > Microbiology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced Band 3 Medical Laboratory Assistant in Microbiology to fill a full-time role in Surrey.

The starting pay rate for this locum MLA job is £10.00 to £11.00 per hour and is an ongoing role.

Job Purpose:

The post-holder will perform a wide variety of support tasks within the Microbiology laboratory exercising investigative, technical and decision making skills with minimal supervision, under the direction of the registered biomedical scientist staff which will include specimen reception, data entry of requests, technical laboratory duties and liaison with other hospital staff.

The post holder will be rotated through the 3 sections of the laboratory: the main laboratory; the serology section and the quality section, undertaking technical tasks as directed by the laboratory manager and senior staff and in line with departmental SOPs.

The post holder will be expected to assist in training of junior staff and visitors within own areas of practice.

Requirements of the Medical Laboratory Assistant role:

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

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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.

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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.