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Laboratory Support Worker

Technical Services - Academic Technical Support Healthcare

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £15,897 to £17,108 per annum pro rata
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 07 July 2019
Reference:  0149-19
Further details:    Job Description    

An excellent opportunity has arisen within our Technical Team for a laboratory support worker. Working in our recently refurbished state of the art Science Complex, you will provide support in the general running of practical work in the Faculty’s laboratories and work areas, ensuring that high levels of cleanliness are maintained in all work areas.

You will have experience of cleaning and maintaining work areas to HSE standards and recommendations, with excellent customer care and service skills. The role does involve manual handling therefore the ability to lift and move objects is essential. You will have the ability to work with minimal supervision and prioritise your own workload, following guidance to meet deadlines.

We have excellent benefits including 31 days leave each year (26 days annual plus 5 paid Christmas closure days), plus Bank Holidays and an attractive average salary pension scheme. If you have any further queries that are not answered in this advert or role profile, please contact Victoria Hann - Team Manager (Biomedical and Sport) at

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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