Job Description


Laboratory Administrator

Leicester, City of Leicester
£17,375 Per Annum
Job Requirements/Description
Working within an In Vivo laboratory environment the post holder will be responsible for performing day to day administration, supporting animal care and husbandry in line with strict compliance with legislative, health & safety requirements and company SOP’s/ Policies, where required. Basic Requirements: * GCSE’s / BTEC National Diploma in science or animal related topics is preferred. * Some animal husbandry experience is preferred. * Ability to work to tight deadlines and to value the importance of teamwork, along with willingness to work weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis as required. * Attention to detail. * Flexible attitude to work with an ability to carry out tasks unsupervised. * Demonstrate initiative and proactively generate ideas. * Demonstrated sense of integrity and confidentiality. * Demonstrate initiative and proactively generate ideas. Duties and Responsibilities: * Preparing study folders, perform QC checks and archive study packs. * Inputting protocols on to Study Log and making cage cards. * Create chain of custody forms, preparing shipments & working with logistics to despatch samples. * Be aware of the standards of care, accommodation, husbandry, and welfare set out in the Code of Practice and take appropriate steps to develop and maintain high standards of care and husbandry appropriate to the species. * Identify needs for consumables of diet, water, bedding and enrichment as well as essential equipment such as cages, water bottles and seals on the IVC racking. * Point of contact for engineers within the unit and Support goods received and inventory control. * Completion of required documentation (Facility Records) to the highest standard. * Animal handling skills and aseptic handling techniques. * Use of and user level maintenance of equipment such as cage wash. Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic. To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process
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