Biomedical Support Worker – Axis Recruitment Ltd – Oxford

  • Full Time
  • Oxford

Axis Recruitment Ltd

Job details

£9.40 – £9.50 an hour

Job type

  • Laboratory: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Main duties of the job

Laboratory tasks are performed at bench height (standing or sitting on tall draughtman’s seats):

  • Specimen reception duties:
  • reception and sorting of specimens – moving specimen containers which range from small pots to large buckets
  • computer data entry
  • receiving tissue blocks and slides from other labs
  • General laboratory duties:
  • replacing / disposing of chemicals on laboratory machines – moving 5 litre and 10 litre containers using a trolley and a fume cupboard
  • making up chemical stock solutions
  • general stock control of laboratory consumables – ordering, receiving, delivering (requires moving supplies weighing up to 20Kg using cages and a trolley, placing them in relevant cupboards
  • specimen disposal
  • Scanning of paperwork
  • Filing of departmental slides, blocks, and specimens to ensure regulatory compliance, including moving archival material to external rooms and basement storage
  • Scanning of slides for digital pathology – histology slides converted into a digital image for pathologists to make a diagnosis

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £9.40-£9.50 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Laboratory: 1 year (preferred)

Hiring Insights

Hiring 3 candidates for this role

Urgently needed

Job activity

Posted 30+ days ago


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