General Assistant

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00056591
  • Consultant: Shay Kelly
  • Contact: 01246 457708
  • Date Published: 06.02.2024
  • Closed Date: 20.02.2024
  • Sector: Biotechnology
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxon/Wilts
  • Discipline: Research & Development

CK Group are looking for a General Assistant to join a Biotechnology company at their site based near Abingdon, on an initial 6-8 week contract.

The Company:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a pioneering biotech company looking to tackle the major global challenges of keeping people healthy and increasing food production.

The Role:

  • Cleaning and storing of laboratory and insect rearing equipment;
  • Keeping the laboratories clean and well maintained, by regularly cleaningfloors and surfaces;
  • Ensuring laboratory waste is properly decontaminated and disposed of;
  • Ensuring timely delivery and collection of lab coats sent for laundry;
  • Regularly defrosting the fridges and freezers;
  • Managing stocks of chemicals and solutions commonly used by the technical team;
  • Adhering to all relevant H&S, COSHH, biosafety and biocontainment requirements.

About You:

  • Educated to at least GCSE level, minimum grade C in English and Maths;
  • Previous experience in a scientific or industry-based company is desirable;
  • Must be diligent and organised;
  • Able to work independently;
  • Have good communication skills;
  • An understanding of H&S associated with laboratory environments such as COSHH and Risk Assessments.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56591 in all correspondence.

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