Learning Assistant (Pharmacy)

£23,120 - £24,799 per year
03 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Health Wellbeing & Social Sciences

Learning Assistant (Pharmacy)

Part Time - 21.7 hours per week

Location: Granton Campus


Salary: Band E £23,120 - £24,799 (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)

The Pharmacy department at Edinburgh requires a Learning Assistant to join our small but busy team at Granton.

The successful applicant is required to support and liaise with the Pharmacy team in:-

  • Performing a range microbiology techniques, setting up laboratory apparatus and preparing materials required for Pharmacy use.
  • Maintaining lab space including Health & Safety checks, COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) assessments and risk assessment.
  • Preparing for practical lessons in Pharmacy, clinical waste handling and specialised lab glassware cleaning.
  • Dealing with suppliers and ordering relevant materials
  • Autoclave operation
  • Invigilating during practical and written assessments.

It is essential that you hold an HNC (SCQF level 7 or equivalent) in a relevant science based discipline. You must possess knowledge of risk assessment/COSHH, and have science laboratory experience, with a background in technical or science subjects. Experience in a Pharmacy setting is desirable but not essential.

Good communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail are essential, as is an ability to work across teams and across multiple disciplines.

Please see the person specification for a full breakdown of the post.

The successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

Closing Date: Thursday 19 October 2017

Scheduled Interview Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017

See also: Job Description_Learning Assistant (Pharmacy).docx
Person Specification_Learning Assistant (Pharmacy).docx

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