Are you looking for a laboratory technician role, with a supportive team working on an exciting project working with young people to inspire them to live healthier lives?
We are advertising a maternity cover role for a technician to support the delivery of the LifeLab programme.
LifeLab is a hospital-based classroom providing innovative and inspiring activities to encourage teenagers to make informed choices about their health-related behaviour, as well as generating an interest in science and health as future study or career options. The role involves supporting the delivery of the laboratory-based health and science education activities at the LifeLab laboratory facility – arranging booking of coaches, ensuring consumables/activities are prepared and set up for school days, supporting the delivery of teaching activities during LifeLab school days. The successful candidate will support the management and coordination of the “Meet the Scientist” portion of the LifeLab activity days. This position would suit a candidate who has an interest in biology and health education.
The post holder will be expected to work as part of a small, friendly team, good team working skills are essential and a commitment to the University’s ideas of collegiality. Training for specific laboratory tasks will be provided, after which they will be expected to operate with minimal supervision. Please note, an Enhanced DBS will be required for this position.
You should submit your completed application form online at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please email Jane Sturgeon (Recruitment Team) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference 2072122CJ on all correspondence.
Job Description and Person Specification
We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.
Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.