School of Clinical Medicine Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Summary NIHR BioResource for Translational Research is seeking a stores assistant to play a key role in research study support which underpins the NIHR BioResource's Common Disease operational model. This will include: - Maintenance of stock for Common Disease recruitment - Preparing packs of stock for shipping to recruitment sites - Procurement of items via University procurement systems - Data input as requested and alongside Common Disease BioResource team. The NIHR BioResource for Translational Research provides the major nationally-accessible resource of over 100,000 volunteers from the general population and patients with common and rare diseases, all of whom are willing to participate in and support medical and experimental research studies. Volunteers will have consented to be recalled according to their genotype and/or phenotype to participate in academic and industry-led experimental medicine and clinical research studies. NIHR BioResource aims to provide a unique and powerful resource for studying disease mechanisms and investigate the links between genes, the environment, health and disease, and will add another 200,000 volunteers by the end of March 2022. Further details on the NIHR BioResource can be found on our website, https://bioresource.nihr.ac.uk The post-holder will have GCSE Maths and English/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent level of practical experience along with knowledge of stores maintenance and/or purchasing. You will also have good communication skills, customer care skills and good organisation skills with the ability to interact with customers at all levels. Knowledge of COSHH regulations and basic IT skills are essential. This post is part-time 29.2 hours per week (80% FTE) - working 4 days per week. The funds for this post is available until 31st March 2022. Location: NIHR BioResource for Translational Research, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre). Informal enquiries can be made to Sofie Ashford, [email protected] Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online. The closing date for this vacancy is 31 March 2019. Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 8 April 2019. Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form. Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager. Please quote reference RH18507 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.