Laboratory Assistant

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00050855
  • Consultant: Graeme Pallas
  • Contact: 0191 3706486
  • Date Published: 10.06.2021
  • Sector: Testing Laboratory
  • Location: Watford, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology

CK Group are recruiting for a Laboratory Assistant to join a testing laboratory at their site located in Watford on a contract basis until the end of 2021

The Company: Our client is a contract testing laboratory providing a COVID-19 screening service to the private sector.

Salary and Working Hours: This role offers a competitive salary level. It will be a shift based role, working Monday to Friday between the hours of 2pm and 12 midnight.

Location: This Laboratory Assistant role is located in Watford, with potential for cover to be needed at the other labs around London.

Laboratory Assistant Role: Your main duties will be to:

  • Maintain a clean and tidy laboratory environment.
  • Perform testing on samples to screen for COVID-19 using the LAMP based method.
  • Obtain swab samples for analysis.

Your Background: The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Previous experience of working in an industry based laboratory.
  • Qualification in a Biological subject (i.e. Biomedical Science, Biological Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Biology).
  • Good communicator.

Benefits: Due to the nature of this role, you will play a big role in enabling people to return to the workplace throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Laboratory Assistant position, please contact our Science Contracts Teamon 0191 384 8906 or email Please quote reference 50855.

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