lab assistant - Ref 1291 Date: June 11, 2024

Melmerby, North Yorkshire

Sandhill Veterinary Services requires a lab assistant to help with the running of a busy game bird and poultry vet practice and lab.

The role primarily involves:

  • Sample handling/weighing – Faeces, bacteria, organic material, bird carcasses.
  • Use of a microscope
  • Faecal egg counting and worm counts
  • Grouse worm counts
  • Preparing intestines for analysis
  • Assisting vets with post-mortem examinations
  • Lab and PM room cleaning
  • Restocking shelves

There will also be admin/reception duties such as answering the telephone, using the IT system and booking out and packaging orders.

We are ideally looking for a full-time candidate, however, negotiation of hours, days and seasonality (to fit in with shooting) is possible for the right candidate.

No previous lab experience required. Full training provided.

For more information, please contact us on 01845 578710 or

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