• Omagh
  • £ 11.11
  • Temporary
  • ASO
  • stephanie.mccutcheon@premiere-agency.com

Assistant Scientific Officer required in Omagh

  • 37 hours per week
  • 3 months initially with possibility of extension
  • 9am – 5pm
  • £11.11 per hour

Job duties:

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is required to provide the most efficient and cost effective testing facilities to deliver diagnostic and statutory testing which it carries out for its principal customer the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) for Northern Ireland .

Support scientific and VRO staff to meet turnaround times as described in the business plan agreement for diagnostic, statutory and research testing within VSD Omagh.

  • Collection, checking and log on of samples from the postmortem room, recording any non-conformance and alerting the Lab Manager.
  • Prepare histological worksheets and transfer sheets and cross- check these carefully before cassettes are sent in approved containers to VSD Stormont on agreed days.
  • Ability to work as part of a team delivering diagnostics results within specific time schedules
  • Maintenance of lab records – working with Excel Spreadsheets, scanning, filing and emailing paper work to clients

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs including a Science subject.
Experience of working in a laboratory environment
Effective communication skills

Please send your CV to stephanie.mccutcheon@premiere-agency.com