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Job id: 088886. Salary: £26,254 - £28,700 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 01 May 2024. Closing date: 02 June 2024.

Business unit: Research Platforms. Department: Biological Services.

Contact details: Jayne Morgan. Jayne.morgan@kcl.ac.uk

Location: Denmark Hill Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

About us

Biological Services provide facilities, services, and advice for all research scientists within King's College London who need to carry out research using animals. Such work is ethically reviewed, carefully regulated, and kept to a minimum within the overall objectives of advancing knowledge in biomedical research. Alternatives to research involving animals are always used where possible. 

About the role

The post holder has responsibility to facilitate the efficient operation of the BSF, by processing, washing and sterilising cages and equipment, working as part of a dedicated team alongside skilled professionals committed to finding new cures for major diseases. The post holder will need a flexible approach to work and be able to work independently under supervision, as required, following appropriate training.

This is a full time role (35 Hours per week), and you will be offered an indefinite contract.

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

  1. Be able to understand and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  2. Basic Health & Safety awareness.
  3. Ability to work flexibly as part of a team, without requiring constant supervision.
  4. Good interpersonal skills.
  5. Ability to pay attention to detail and have a methodical approach to work.
  6. Punctuality and regular attendance at work.
  7. Be prepared to undertake any reasonable request by their line manager.

Desirable criteria

  1. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, but not essential.
  2. Basic knowledge of typical equipment to be used.

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further information

This post is subject to Occupational Health clearances.

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's. We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.

We are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.