First Choice Selection Services Limited

Laboratory Healthcare Assistant – Antrim

Location UK / Antrim Town Area

Job Type Contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £15000 - 20000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1362753

 Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Healthcare Assistant to join our team in Ballymena.The role is based in Antrim and will be 37.5hrs per week. The main purpose of the role is to work as a Laboratory support worker and undertake a variety of procedures as instructed.

Job Title:

Laboratory Healthcare Assistant – Antrim area 

What The Job Is:

 We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Healthcare Assistant to join our team in Ballymena. This role is due to start on immediately, pending all relevant checks. The role is based in Antrim and will be 37.5hrs per week. The main purpose of the role is to work as a Laboratory support worker and undertake a variety of procedures as instructed.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

ü  Accurately unpack sort and number samples and request forms prior to analysis and to act as a member of a team

ü  Follow standard operating procedures to deal with urgent, incorrectly labelled, or other problem samples with reference to appropriate protocol

ü  Keep records such as error rates, telephone message logs and queries.

ü  Relay recorded telephone messages in a timely manner, as appropriate

ü  Record the receipt of requests onto appropriate laboratory computer system

ü  Perform routine tests under supervision of staff

ü  Enter results onto appropriate computer system

 

What We Need From You:

ü  5 GCSEs or equivalent at grades A –C

ü  Hold a current full driving licence

ü  A capability to complete paperwork and update notes accordingly

ü  Knowledge of basic clinical terms

ü  To have or be willing to attend all mandatory training courses

ü  Be registered with NISCC or be willing to register

 

What We Would Like From You:

ü  Experience  in a similar role in a similar setting

ü  Health and Social Care Qualification

 

What We Will Offer You:

ü  £8.49 per hour with yearly increments

ü  A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)

ü  Inclusion into our company pension scheme

ü  Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses

ü  Free Uniform if required

 

The Nitty Gritty:

ü  Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

ü  30 minute Lunch Break

ü  24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies

ü  Closing date of advertisement 19th October @ 5pm

ü  Start Date for role is immediate pending all reference and security checks

 

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings. We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

 

The Next Steps:

ü  Contact our healthcare team on 02825648477

ü  Email your cv via link

If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.

 

First Choice is an equal opportunities employer