Histology Technician

Full Time
Eye IP23
Posted 23 days ago
Job description

Do you want to work in a laboratory?

Do you have an interest in science but don't have a science background?

Do you have an enthusiastic and committed attitude?

If 'yes' then we are recruiting for a Trainee Operational Support Technician in our post life department. This is a role suited to someone who has an interest in science but who may not have a scientific related education or background.

This role is to be based at our site in Eye, Suffolk. You will be working across our modern, purpose built laboratories where you will play a key role in the logistical and operational support of the Histology department.

The Trainee Support Technician will undertake training to develop the skills and knowledge required to perform operational support procedures to the required quality and quantity thresholds.

Following a comprehensive training and career development scheme, the responsibilities of this varied role will include:

  • Maintains stock control and chemical preparation and control

  • Study preparation: Labelling of pots, cassette printing, slide printing

  • Receipt of tissues and logging samples onto internal systems

  • Preparation of samples and study data for archive

  • Dispatch of samples /data

  • Quality control of own work and performs general housekeeping and cleaning procedures to ensure the continued daily operation of the laboratory

  • May undertake training in routine post-life laboratory techniques including general tissue processor duties

About You:

  • You will have an enthusiastic and committed attitude.

  • You will have a target-orientated outlook, suited to working within a fast-paced, production-intensive environment.

  • You will have the ability to follow instruction and pay attention to detail and accuracy

  • You will be able to prioritise work in line with departmental needs and a flexible approach to work

At Labcorp Drug Development, we value all employees equally, because every team member is essential to our success. On top of being valued and respected, we invest in your development and will help you to progress along whichever career path you choose which will be both flexible and rewarding.

Contact us today and see where it takes you!


  • GCSE education level

  • Ability to work as a team and learn new techniques

  • Ability to follow instruction and pay attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to prioritise work in line with departmental needs and a flexible approach to work

  • Understand the role of others and liaise, collaborate and demonstrate effective communication

  • Is fully aware of Health and Safety requirements


  • No experience is required as full training will be provided.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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