Training Co-Ordinator

Location Milton Keynes
Discipline: Support
Salary: £Up to £28000 per annum
Contact name: Thandiwe Major

Job ref: MTK468_1623143628
Published: 14 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Fixed Term Contract

We're currently seeking Training Co-Ordinator based in and around Milton Keynes to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme.

As well as playing a vital role in supporting society's return to a more normal way of life by helping to break the chains of COVID-19 transmission, you will also gain invaluable experience in a fast-paced and dynamic laboratory environment.

This represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to go above and beyond to support public health, while also extending your already accomplished technical skills and positioning your Scientific career for further success and growth.

Your responsibilities:

As a Training Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for working closely with the Training Manager, Shift Managers and Section Managers to ensure work in the laboratory is undertaken safely, efficiently and to the quality standards required of ISO15189:2012 laboratory accreditation.

As a Training Co-Ordinator you will work closely with the Section Managers and maintain records of trainers for each section and ensure their competencies are checked at regular intervals.

You will assist the Section Managers in reviewing the current training procedures to ensure they are fit of a high standard and to submit and update documents on Q-Pulse as necessary.

You will have regular meetings with the Section Managers on all shifts to ensure procedures are consistent across all teams. Monitoring process changes and managing communication with all relevant staff.

Your experience:

In order to be successful in the role of Training Co-Ordinator you'll need the following education, experience, and skills


  • Extensive experience of working and maintaining documents and procedures within laboratory accreditation specifications (ISO15189:2012/ISO17025:2019)
  • Experience of using of a QMS


  • Knowledge and experience of Health & Safety regulations
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Evidence of excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Positive attitude with proven problem-solving skills

In addition, the following education and experience are also desirable but not mandatory:


  • BSc Honours degree in a biological science


  • Experience of working within a laboratory environment

  • Experience of using PCR methods

  • Experience of training and supervision of staff in a laboratory setting

In return:

As well as a competitive rate of pay you'll receive comprehensive training on relevant lab procedures and equipment, with fantastic benefits. Please speak to our team to learn more.

This role will work on various shift patterns. Please speak to our team to learn more.

This is literally a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a team of highly skilled individuals, all focused on delivering the best possible outcome.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today.