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Microbiology Lab Supervisor in Gloucestershire

Microbiology Lab Supervisor

North Gloucestershire

£17k - £18.5k

There is a requirement for some weekend working.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To make media and reagents, wash up and decontaminate waste.

To manage daily the work of media and reagents preparation to ensure media are produced to a high quality, following manufacturer guidelines.

To manage daily the work of wash up and decontamination to ensure all wash up and decontamination is done to a high quality and following procedures.

To be responsible for ensuring all media is tested through the Microbiology Department Media QC programme.

To monitor stock levels of general prepared media through an organised stock control system.

To ensure all equipment is properly maintained and calibrated within the section (Calibration technician). To check all external calibration certificates for CPU and make sure equipment is fit for purpose.

To manage daily staff resource, and work allocation within the Central Preparation Unit (CPU) (as required).

To demonstrate media preparation on relevant training courses (as required).

Training of staff and ensure appropriate use of trained staff (as required)

Qualifications and Competencies:

Due to location, you will need your own car to get to work.

Qualified to GNVQ/A-level/BTech/University degree in science or a related subject or equivalent.

A minimum of 1 years experience working in a laboratory environment is required.

Good time management skills

Able to work with no supervision

Work accurately within specified time frames

Computer literate




North Gloucestershire


£17k - £18.5k

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