ATA Level 5 Laboratory Scientist Apprenticeship - MedImmune

Cogent Ssc
£288.46 per week
01 Jun 2017
30 Sep 2017
Science / Research
Role Type
Start Date
Weekly wage £288.46

  • Working week Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 3 years

  • Possible start date 09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted 01 Jun 2017

  • Distance 89.6 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001241532

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Good numerical and IT Skills
    • Excellent team player - ability to get along with colleagues and work as part of a team
    • Drive, enthusiasm and ambition with a can-do approach
    • Flexible attitude to work - ability to adapt to changing demands and requirements
    • High degree of integrity and trust
    • Ability to multitask
    • Problem solving skills
    • Demonstrate a progressive attitude towards developing their knowledge and skills.
    • High attention to detail.
    Personal qualities
    • Motivated and enthusiastic
    • Have a passion for science and delivering results
    • A genuine motivation to drive own development
    • Be driven by a desire to make a difference to the lives of patients suffering with severe disease
    • Self-motivating with a desire to learn and push the boundaries of the role
    • Ability to deal with priority decision making
    • Excellent interpersonal and self- management skills
    Qualifications required
    • Will possess 3 A levels (or equivalent), two of which must be in a science subject (ideally biology) at grade B or above. Five GCSE's at grade C and above including Mathematics and English (or equivalent).
    Future prospects Because of the technical experience you will gain from this role, you will gain skills which many graduates have yet to develop. If you demonstrate practical ability in addition to problem solving ability there are limitless opportunities for progression within the Life Sciences sector. Apprentices may be eligible to annual wage increments subject to company budgets and satisfactory completion of goals. Things to consider The individual will be working within a laboratory environment and must therefore adhere to site dress code procedures and personal hygiene standards during testing activities (e.g. correct use of PPE such as laboratory coats and glasses). The individual will be required to handle hazardous materials (e.g. chemicals, microorganisms) and so must adhere to the relevant procedures.

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