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Laboratory Scientist Apprenticeship - Level 3 - 2023 Programs

Date: 11-Jul-2022

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

Register your interest here for our 2023 Level 3 Apprenticeship intake by submitting a CV and/or covering letter.


Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprentices – 2023 Program


We use science to save lives, and so can you.


Oxford Biomedica’s Laboratory Management Team is accountable for the smooth running of the day-to-day activities of the laboratories including cleaning, waste management, stock control and overseeing equipment servicing and calibration.


Your responsibilities in this role would be:


  • Adherence to internal and external regulatory requirements e.g. GLP, GMP, GDP
  • Supporting the laboratory waste management processes, including operation of lab washers and autoclaves.
  • Supporting facility and equipment cleaning schedules within OXB laboratory suites in accordance to approved standard operating procedures.
  • Overseeing, maintaining, and ensuring stock of lab consumables, media, solutions and buffers.
  • Supporting the Microbiology lab with sample testing with a range of microbiology techniques
  • Maintaining safe working practices, following environmental, health and safety procedures within the laboratory facility. Supporting review Risk assessments, COSHH and MSDS data sheets
  • Maintaining equipment records for maintenance and calibration
  • Accurate record keeping and documentation


We are looking for:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) – grades 4 – 9 including Science, Maths and English
  • Alternative experience and qualifications will be considered
  • Keen interest within Life Sciences and/or Advanced Therapies
  • Good communication skills in English (Written and verbal)
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed instructions to complete tasks accordingly
  • Good standard of computer literacy & keyboard skills


What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Reward Package
  • Learn from an Award-winning Apprenticeship Provider OxLEP 2022.
  • Wellbeing Programmes
  • A 35-hour working week
  • Opportunity of permanent employment & further development.
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities


We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment, and teamwork, and so can you.


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives.