Sample Reception/Administrative Assistant

Finn Pathologists
Harleston, United Kingdom
Salary + Benefits
09 Aug 2022
10 Aug 2022
Finn Pathologists (Harleston)

Sample Reception/Administrative Assistant – Part time and Full time roles available

Finn Pathologists is dedicated to providing a quality diagnostic pathology service to the veterinary industry as part of the CVS group. We run hundreds of tests each day to help vets find out what is making their clients' pets ill.

In this joint role in Sample Reception and Administration you will be responsible for receiving the sample, booking it in on our computer system and making sure that it finds its way to the correct part of the laboratory.

The hours for this position are Tuesday – Saturday from 6am, the number of days and finish times can be adjusted to suit full time or part time.

For this post no previous laboratory experience/scientific background is required as full training is provided.

Main duties will include (but are not limited to):
  • Receive, prepare, and number veterinary specimens (blood, urine, faeces and biopsies) for testing.
  • Removing specimens from transport bags and entering the data into a computer database.
  • Sort and prepare samples for delivery to each area of the laboratory.
  • This role is critical for us to deliver a quick and accurate service to our customers, so that vets can provide the highest level of care to pets and animals.

An ideal candidate to join the team would:
  • Be familiar with using computers
  • Be self–motivated and use own initiative
  • Be accurate and have a high level of attention to detail
  • Have the ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Thrive on providing quality service to both internal and external customers
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly (both written and verbally)
  • Be able to perform routine daily tasks without error
  • Have the ability to work independently but also be a team player and have a positive attitude

We look for people who enjoy coming to work each day and be part of a team who are motivated to provide the best service to our customers.

We offer benefits including;
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave with our buy and sell holiday scheme
  • Additional annual leave accrued through long service
  • Access to the CVS sharesave and pension schemes
  • Discounted fees on veterinary products and treatments
  • Access to Perkbox, Gymflex, Cycle to work and more

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