Apprentice Laboratory and Facilities Technician

University of Oxford
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:£22,631
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Contract Type:Fixed term for 2 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Apprentice Laboratory and Facilities Technician

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PT

Apprentice Laboratory and Facilities Technician

Full Time/ Fixed term for 2 years

Apprentice Grade 1: £22,631 per annum


Join the esteemed #1 Anatomy and Physiology department at the University of Oxford as an Apprentice Laboratory and Facilities Technician. You'll undergo a comprehensive two-year training program, encompassing all aspects of the role through in-house and online learning provided by CSR Scientific Training. By completing a Level 3 Advanced Laboratory Technician Standard Apprenticeship, you'll obtain a Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Applied Science or a Level 4 HNC, supported by CSR's guidance towards achieving Registered Science Technician accreditation.


The role involves maintaining laboratory cleanliness and stocks, assisting in record-keeping and preparation of compounds, and supporting building services including Goods In, Reception, and more. You'll collaborate with laboratory and building managers in various tasks.

Candidate Requirements:

To be eligible, you should have attained GCSE standard in English and Maths (Grade 4 or above) or equivalent. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and strong communication skills are necessary. Additionally, you should demonstrate an aptitude for the skills taught in the Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship Details:

You will undertake a Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship with CSR Group. The two-year training will take place at the department's facilities in Oxford, with day-release sessions through CSR Scientific Training and occasional travel to Sutton Coldfield for practical elements. Support will be provided throughout the apprenticeship duration.

Benefits and Support:

Our workplace offers an engaging environment with ample support and development opportunities. We promote inclusivity, diversity, and value individual contributions. Comprehensive benefits include annual leave, a pension scheme, and more.

If you would like further information or support in your application, please contact:

  • About the department: Ellie Bonthorne, [email protected]
  • About the laboratory space: Sarah Pearce, [email protected]
  • About apprenticeships at the University: [email protected]
  • The application deadline is 12:00 noon on 20 November 2023, and interviews will take place the week beginning 27 November 2023.

    We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and individuals seeking flexible working arrangements. Our department is committed to fostering inclusivity and equality for all.

    Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 168877 Contact Phone : 01865 282167 Closing Date & Time : 20-Nov-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : APPRENTICE GRADE Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 22631

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