Laboratory Technician

Plymouth, Devon
Salary is competitive with benefits. 
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity to join the Biovault Technical team and work for the largest human tissue bank in the UK. Biovault is located in Derriford Science and Technology Park and has been established since 2003. Biovault is ISO and JACIE accredited, and also holds a HTA licence.

We currently offer the processing and storage of: cord blood, cord tissue, peripheral blood, bone marrow, bone products and tendons among others.

Day to day responsibilities are to receive, process, store and dispatch samples of human tissue according to predefined procedures.

To work and maintain a graded clean room environment using aseptic techniques.

To perform analysis to support the release of samples, including but not limited to flow cytometric analysis and microbiology.

Where required to perform trials/experimental analysis and/or validation activities.

To work closely with and support our NHS partners.

To enter and verify data on samples.

Applications will be accepted from individuals with an undergraduate degree in a related subject, however individuals with relevant laboratory experience and very healthy practical approach will also be considered. Full in house training is provided for all the standard operating procedures in place. A successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player, flexible and reliable.

There is scope to advance within the company, also with development opportunities available when they arise.

You will work a nominal 40 hours per week but will be entitled to paid breaks. Your hours of work will initially be between the hours of 06:00 – 22:00 as operationally necessary. However, normal working hours are considered to be shifts starting between 08:00 and 10:00, with the exception of Tuesdays where the work schedule may be from 11:00.

Salary is competitive with benefits. 

The role is temporary to begin with, with the possibility to move to a permanent contract.

For further information visit our website at

Alternatively contact Michael Bardetti-Nixon at

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