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

Cogent Ssc
£16,400.00 annual salary
17 Jul 2017
19 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 yesterday

  • Distance 204.5 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001277838

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Good numerical skills
    • Team player ; Work and interact effectively within a team
    • Drive, enthusiasm and ambition with a can-do approach
    • Good time management and ability to complete work to schedule
    • High degree of integrity and trust
    • Application and knowledge of scientific principles to solve complex problems
    • Ability to work in a diverse and equal environment
    Personal qualities
    • Motivated and enthusiastic
    • Have a passion for science and delivering results
    • A genuine motivation to drive own development and boundries of role
    • Be driven by a desire to make a difference to the lives of patients suffering with severe disease
    • Excellent interpersonal and self-mangement skills
    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, plus;
    • 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 sector. 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, microorganisms, cells, 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.

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