|Location:||New Haw, Weybridge|
|Salary:||£40,262 to £44,724 pro rata if applicable|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Closes:||10th October 2023|
Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time
This role is to provide scientific expertise and leadership to the National Reference Laboratory for Campylobacter in animals. The post-holder will lead and manage the Campylobacter team, that sits within the Field Epidemiology workgroup in Bacteriology. The role will ensure the delivery of bacteriological testing to ISO17025 standard that will support the delivery of surveillance and research projects on zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance. The post-holder will be responsible for the communication of findings to colleagues, funders, stakeholders and partners. The post-holder will represent the Campylobacter team and the wider workgroup at national and international meetings. The role includes project planning and writing proposals for work to assist policy makers in the control of zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance, this may involve collaborative partners and include international opportunities.
The post-holder will provide deputy support for Campylobacter disease consultant and test consultancy for Campylobacter and Enterococcus.
The Weybridge site is a strategically important national asset due to its role as a reference laboratory supporting the Government’s response to national emergencies including disease outbreaks. For this reason all postholders based at the APHA Weybridge site must hold a valid Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) security clearance or above. It is up to each person applying for a post at APHA Weybridge to ensure they meet the CTC residency criteria. Applicants must be currently resident in the UK & have between 3 to 10 years continuous UK residency depending on the level of security required.
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