The Sample Handling Laboratory in the Cancer and Haematology Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford processes patient samples from cancer clinical trials. We are looking for a Clinical Trials Laboratory Technician, whose role will include taking receipt of, and processing clinical samples according to defined laboratory protocols. This will involve several techniques including centrifugation of blood samples, separation of plasma/serum and also of white cells for analysis at other laboratories. Previous relevant laboratory experience in a fast-paced laboratory is an essential requirement for this role.
This is a full-time post available on a 2-year fixed term contract.
You should be educated to A-level standard or equivalent and have good manual dexterity and accuracy . An ability to communicate well both written and verbally and to work within a team are essential. Some flexible working will be required as the normal working hours of the lab are 8.30am to 5.30pm and staff are required to start and finish at staggered times to cover these hours on a flexible rota. Occasional out of hours late sample processing is required (up to 10pm). Experience of working in a regulatory environment will be an advantage, but specific in-house training will be provided. As the Sample Handling Lab is within an NHS setting, the successful post holder will be required to obtain an Honorary NHS Contract.
You will be required to upload a supporting statement (setting out how you meet the selection criteria), a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.
Only applications received before noon on Tuesday 14 February 2023 can be considered.
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