ATA Level 5 Laboratory Scientist Apprenticeship (DMPK) - Vertex Pharmaceutical (Europe) Ltd

Cogent Ssc
£16,400.00 annual salary
12 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2017
Science / Research
Role Type
Start Date
Annual wage £16,400.00

  • Working week 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday with 1 hour unpaid lunch breaks.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 3 years

  • Possible start date 04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 12 Jul 2017

  • Distance 74.1 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001274318

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Work and interact effectively within a team.
    • Work independently and take responsiblity for initiating and completing tasks.
    • Understand impact of work on others, especially where related to diversity and equality.
    • Time management and ability to completed work to schedule.
    • Ability to handle change and respond to change management processes.
    Personal qualities
    • Communciate effectively using a full range of skills, speaking; listening; writing; body language; presentation.
    • Understanding and commitment to Science and Engineering.
    • Show apptitude to working in a team.
    Qualifications required
    • A minimum of 80 UCAS points (New Tariff System) from at least 2 A-level subjects- preferably Biology, plus another science and/or Maths at grade C or above - or equivalent, e.g. BTEC National Diploma, IB or VCE.
    • A minimum of 5 GCSE's at C or above including Maths and English (or equivalent).
    Future prospects Because of the technical experience you will gain from this role, you will gain skills that many graduates have yet to develop. If you demonstrate practical ability in addition to problem solving ability there will be opportunities for progression within the Life Sciences and Chemical sectors. On successful completion of the apprenticeship, candidates will be able to apply for further positions. 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, cells, and radioactive isotopes) and so must adhere to the relevant procedures, controls and risk assessments. The apprentice must be able to demonstrate the required attitudes, behaviours and interpersonal skills associated with the professional workplace. The apprentice must be willing to commit an amount of personal time to study. Please ensure you check out travel options to be able to commute to the workplace. See the following websites: All applications to be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer.