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Join our webinar: ‘How to work with a recruitment agency’

New to CK Science? Keen to get the best out of working with a recruitment agency? You’re in luck! We’re hosting a free online webinar on the 14th October at 11 am to help you get to grips with working with a recruiter whilst job hunting. In today’s climate, especially amid the challenges presented by […]

IR35 Q&A video with Chris Humphreys

To help contractors and clients understand the changes being made to the IR35 legislation, we hosted a Q&A to answer the most frequently asked questions. Operations Director Liam O’Connell and Clinical Recruitment Manager Russell Oakley sat down with Chris Humphreys from BHP, Chartered Accountants. We discussed the background to the changes, what tests contractors can […]

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Sharing our KellyOCG Award with the team

We are delighted to have been honoured with the KellyOCG Supplier Excellence Award for the fifth year. Each year, this award is presented to top-performing national and global suppliers that provide superior workforce solutions, and whose service, results and strategic partnerships have made a significant impact on the business. However, with most of our team […]

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How to Work With a Recruitment Agency: Watch Our Webinar

We hosted a webinar with the Royal Society of Chemistry last week themed ‘How to work with a recruitment agency’. The webinar has now been posted to RSC’s YouTube channel for you to rewatch and share with friends or colleagues who would like more information on how to work with a recruitment agency and the benefits […]

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Job of the Week: Laboratory Manager

CK Science have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Manager to join an independent, family owned chemical company located in Essex on a full time, permanent basis. The organisation specialises in buying and selling chemicals for the consumer goods sector The main duties of the role include providing management, support, guidance and development to all […]

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KellyOCG honour CK with Supplier Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that CK Group has been honoured with the Supplier Excellence Award 2019 by KellyOCG for the fifth time. KellyOCG, the outsourcing and consulting group of Kelly Services, will host a virtual event to recognise the achievement in July. This year they will honour 25 of their top suppliers out of […]

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10 New Jobs to Help Develop COVID-19 Testing Kits

Are you a proactive and enthusiastic individual keen to make a difference within research and development? Do you want a job that will help save lives? We are currently working on an exciting new project with a rapidly growing research and development company, who are offering the opportunity to be involved in transforming in vitro […]

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Four Exciting Preclinical Pharmacology Roles

We are recruiting for some exciting opportunities to join a growing pharmacology team in a pharmaceutical company with products marketed globally.

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ChemCareers 2020: How to Work with a Recruitment Agency Webinar

Join Victoria Walker as she guest presents the Royal Society of Chemistry's free webinar 'How to Work with a Recruitment Agency" on the 9th of July at 12.30 pm. Register here.

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Jobs in Science are on the Rise

Great news! Since March 2020, job hunters have seen a sharp decline in new jobs being listed globally. However, due to the recent lifting of some lockdown policies, job postings are now stabilising and beginning to rise again in the science sectors. This means that now could be the perfect time to search for a […]

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Recruiting Whilst Socially Distanced: Our Top Tips

As the reality of the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic starts to dawn, many of us are looking at our businesses and our jobs and beginning to assess what we can do to maintain or restart company activities. Social distancing measures are likely going to be in place for some time, in order to […]

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New QC Technician Jobs to Develop COVID19 Testing Kits

We are looking to recruit over 20 QC shift technicians to join a renowned medical technology company that are developing COVID19 Testing Kits as one of their many current projects. This role is permanent and based in Stirling, Scotland. Apply here.

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This week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

This week, 18th-24th May, is Mental Health Awareness Week 2020. The Mental Health Foundation work tirelessly to help people around the world understand and deal with issues such as stress, body image anxiety. They aim to improve everyone’s mental wellbeing through community programmes, research, public engagement and advocacy. This year, the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week […]

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Job of the Week: Computational Chemist

CK Science currently have an excellent opportunity for a Computational Chemist to join a leading research and development company that supports the life science industry.

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How to Prevent Burnout During Lockdown

The current COVID-19 pandemic has forced most of the nation into lockdown, and meant that many of us have been working from home for more than a month now. As a result, the boundaries between our personal and professional lives might be becoming significantly blurred. Whilst this lessens the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus, […]

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Students: What can you do whilst on lockdown to advance your career?

Here at CK, we have recently been inundated with questions from those job hunting within the science and technology sectors, asking about the types of activities that will help them to stay competitive whilst on lockdown and add value to their career. Our Managing Director, Jonathan Hart-Smith, has put together a short video for students […]

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Senior Micro Optics Research Scientist Opportunity

CK Science have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Micro Optics Research Scientist to join a ploymers and materials manufacturing company within the security industry, based in Basingstoke. The role is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis and will involve joining the company’s highly experienced team to research and evaluate opportunities to exploit real-time […]

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We’re Inviting Your Questions

Like many other organisations at the moment, CK Science are successfully working remotely to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support our essential healthcare services. Usually around this time of year, our teams would be attending networking events, careers fairs and conferences to offer our best advice to our candidates and clients on job […]

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Job of the Week: R&D Team Leader

CK Science have an exciting opportunity for an R&D Team Leader to join a leading provider of chemical optimisation services to the pharmaceutical industry.

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COVID-19 Testing: Volunteers required to work in screening

To increase testing for COVID-19, the Government require experienced laboratory staff for new laboratories in Milton Keynes, Cheshire, and Glasgow.

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