Level 5 Laboratory Scientist Apprenticeship

Thermo Fisher
£288.46 per week
31 Oct 2017
05 Mar 2018
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Weekly wage £288.46

  • Working week 37.5 hour week Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm with 30 minute lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 3 years

  • Possible start date 19 Mar 2018

  • Date posted 31 Oct 2017

  • Distance 46 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001326435

  • 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
    Desired qualifications
    • Five GCSE's at grade A* to C including Mathematics and English (or equivalent).
    • 80 UCAS Points on the new tariff including A level Biology at grade B or above or the equivalent science based BTEC
    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. 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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