Medical Laboratory Assistant

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
14 Feb 2020
15 Mar 2020

Job Description

The Viapath Genetics Laboratory is part of the Genetics Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT). The laboratory performs genetic testing as part of the UK Genetic Testing Network (UKGTN) and works collaboratively with other groups such as GSTT Biomedical Research Centre and the GSTT Assisted Conception Unit for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.

We have introduced a wide range of tests using next generation sequencing of custom panels using Illumina MiSeq and NextSeq platforms, including Congenital Myopathy and Muscular Dystrophy disease for which we are the national testing laboratory, and we are one of the leading UKGTN laboratories that are offering diagnostic whole exome sequencing.

We are now recruiting to a MLA post. The post holder will join an existing team of MLA staff whose main roles are to extract DNA from blood and other tissues, process DNA samples, participate in specimen reception duties and perform admin duties such as entering patient information onto the lab database.

Please note that the application process may close early, depending on number of applications.

Interviews will be Apply

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. All applicants are welcome to apply regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic origin, religion, or sexual orientation. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

Our Bank workers enjoy competitive market rates and flexible contract assignments across all of our sites, dependant on your availability and location.

For our Permanent workforce we offer a competitive benefits package. As well as offering competitive salaries, all employees are also entitled to:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Performance related pay
  • Annual incentive plan for all
  • Ground breaking development

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their daily duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

Please apply for this post on-line. If you have problems with using the online process, or need any assistance, please email Apply

Your e-mail address is important to us. We communicate to all job applicants via the e-mail address which has been provided on the application form. Please ensure that you check your e-mail on a regular basis.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest in Viapath.

Ref: VIA2688

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