Laboratory Washroom

  • Full Time
  • Glasgow

Pertemps Glasgow

Our client who is based within the higher education sector, require a full-time and a part-time Laboratory Washroom Assistant on a temporary basis. The roles are Monday – Friday and will be based in Bearsden, with a pay rate of £9.30 per hour.

Job Purpose:
To provide clean and sterile material to customers, to collect and dispose of contaminated laboratory waste in a safe and legal manner. The role is an active one involving physical lifting and moving of large amounts of glassware.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use sterilisation equipment to ensure the provision of sterile laboratory glassware, media and contaminated waste disposal
  • Operate glass washing machines to clean laboratory glassware
  • Maintain laboratory consumables
  • Dispose of SAPO waste as covered by legislation
  • Collect glassware and contaminated waste from customers
  • Collect and deliver laboratory laundry (lab coats)
  • Provide general laboratory assistance to technical staff, for example, cleaning of benches

Key Skills:

  • Ability to follow both written and oral instructions
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good generic laboratory support skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic IT skills
  • Good numeracy and literacy
  • Ability to follow general and specific instructions
  • Accuracy and attention to detail


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