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Associate practitioner in microbiology

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Full Time 37.5 Hours per Week
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£20,150 - £23,363** PA
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A vacancy has arisen within the microbiology laboratory for an enthusiastic and dedicated Associate Practitioner to join the team and play an important role in the day to day running of the laboratory. 

The successful applicant will carry out basic microbiology tasks, working directly with the scientific laboratory staff. The main duties include assisting in the processing of samples, detection of MRSA, enzyme immunoassay, molecular testing, stock control, preventative maintenance, identification and susceptibility testing and other general duties which may involve some lifting and handling.

Laboratory experience is essential

The successful candidate should possess a good secondary education to A level (or equivalent), NVQ3 or a foundation degree.

Full training will be given.

The post is full time (37½ hours per week) with the core hours being 8:30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, late nights 11:30am to 8:00pm Monday to Friday , weekends 08:00am – 4:00pm and bank holidays on a rostered basis.

The department is well equipped and situated on the Hull Royal Infirmary site. 

 ** Salary figure relates to year 1 of 3 year NHS pay deal 



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information contact Ms Alison Eyre on (01482) 675573.



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