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Admin and Secretarial

Receptionist / Lab Assistant / Lab Reception Assistant

£16000 - £17000 per annum

Job Title: Sample Reception Laboratory Assistant

Location: Exeter

Salary: £16,000 – £17,000 per annum

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

The Company is a go-ahead Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory located on the Exeter Science Park, Exeter. As part of the Group their service is the provision of high quality diagnostic results and opinions to help vets deal with the daily challenges of small animal and equine practice.

They are looking for a laboratory assistant to work in their sample reception department; this involves aspects of laboratory and administration work and a significant amount of client contact and support is required. Previous laboratory or veterinary experience is desired but not essential as full training will be provided.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Unpack samples received by their clients whilst operating within the laboratory’s health and safety and personal protective equipment policies
  • Numbering and processing samples received by their clients, sorting samples for different departments within the laboratory
  • Data inputting samples onto their computer system
  • Liaise with clients when there are queries
  • Sorting submission forms for different departments within the laboratory
  • Scanning submission forms and external results
  • Filing submission forms and external results and maintaining filing system
  • Assist in the day to day maintenance of the laboratory including stock levels and cleaning
  • Checking new stock deliveries
  • Preparing samples to send to third party laboratories
  • Performing basic serology testsOther
  • tasks as defined by senior members of staff

The Candidate:

You should have a flexible approach to work; be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and have the ability to work under own initiative.

Working hours will be 6am to 3pm Mon – Fri and 6am to 12.30pm Saturdays.

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