BioGrad biobank
BioGrad biobank


Job Description

Laboratory Technician – Biobank Sample Consolidator
Contract: Zero Hour/Casual Worker 
Reports to: Biobank Manager 
Salary: £13.41 per hour 
Role Overview: To support learners with enquiries, bookings, payments, transfers and
activities and provide effective communications with the whole of the Education team.
BioGrad Biobank Liverpool


The specimen management team is responsible for the day-to-day management of specimen shipments, specimen handling and specimen logging. Specimens are biological samples collected from humans and are a valuable resource for researchers.


  • Track incoming shipments and inform supervisor of any changes in expected timelines and or challenges/issues identified.
  • Upon early receipt of shipping manifest for frozen specimens, perform thorough checks of the manifest in accordance with quality control methods.
  • Highlight and resolve any queries related to the shipment manifest and ensure correct filing of the document and associated information/communications for traceability.


● Ensure performance of early acceptance checks and controls such as downloading and filing of temperature control information and sample leakage.

● Ensure complete traceability of sample receipt and sample handling information including maintaining and filing records

● Ensure specimen are logged into the Biobank according to internal procedures and stored at the correct temperature. This may include data entry into Excel spreadsheets and/or electronic sample
management systems.

● Inform supervisor of any issues or queries that may compromise sample integrity and/or traceability

● Maintain storage location upkeep by carrying out scheduled sample reconciliation.

●Upon request retrieve specimens for clients or sample analysis ensuring full traceability

●Carry out any additional tasks as directed by your supervisor.



Company Benefits

35 days Holiday per annum pro rata
Employee Assistance Programme
Benefits Available after 1 years’ Service.
House Loan Scheme –   down payment on new home
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Package
Enhanced Sickness and Absence Pay
Enhanced holiday package after 5 years and 10 years’ service

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