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An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Neuropathology team as a part-time Medical Laboratory Assistant for a fixed term of 1 year, commencing in December 2018.
The post holder will have at least GCSE-level education to include a science subject, and knowledge and experience of general laboratory maintenance activities will be an advantage.
The ideal candidate will be organised, keen to learn and able to follow instructions and procedures. Good communication skills are required and the candidate must have attention to detail. A moderate degree of manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination is essential for performing some of the activities associated with this post.
The Neuropathology department is located in purpose-built laboratories at Southmead Hospital and processes neuropathological specimens from surgical patients or autopsies. It is currently accredited to ISO 15189.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Catherine Rowe Apply
The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.
Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
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