Microbiology Laboratory Scientist

Microbiology Laboratory Scientist

Due to retirement of a member of the Microbiology team, Langford Vets Diagnostic Laboratories are looking for a Microbiology Laboratory Scientist to work as part of the Diagnostic Laboratories Clinical Pathology team.

This is a key role to provide a Microbiological service to Langford Vets internal practices as well as external Veterinary practices alongside Veterinary Clinical Pathology staff to enable a comprehensive, accurate, efficient, and reliable diagnostic service for Langford Vets.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Microbiologist, with practical experience in Veterinary or medical Microbiology.  You would be expected to work alongside Microbiology Laboratory Scientists, processing submitted samples and performing analyses including Bacteriology, Parasitology, Feline Virology and reporting results using LIMS.  You would be expected to perform monthly stock take and participate in the Saturday rota. 

The ideal candidate will need to be educated to HNC/degree level in biological science or equivalent with practical experience in veterinary/medical Microbiology.   In addition, we are looking for someone with the ability to deal with technical queries, have excellent written & verbal communication skills, enthusiasm, and self-motivation. 

We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, employee discounts and inclusion in external discount schemes as an employee of Langford Vets.

Closing date: Friday 4 December 2020.

For further information or to apply please send your completed application form to the HR Team, hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk