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Antech Diagnostics Veterinary Laboratory Assistant in Warwick, United Kingdom

About Us

At the heart of Antech are two foundational truths ‒ a deep affection for animals and a desire to see them live longer, healthier lives. We’re committed to supporting veterinary care teams with a flexible, ‘can-do’ spirit resulting in healthy pets, happy pet owners, and a high-performing practice.


• Accurately process standard requisitions per approved procedures.

• Remove specimens from transport bags, enter patient, client and specimen data, label specimens and aliquot as needed.

• Sort specimens for distribution throughout the lab.

• Ensure Turnaround Times (TATs) are met.

• Comply with appropriate specimen storage requirements.

• Maintain inventory of specimens after testing has been completed and ensure all specimens are accounted for.

• Retrieve and prepare add-ons and rechecks.

• Follow applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and perform all work as per quality control, QA guidelines.

• Participate in assigned training programs; maintain ongoing competency.

• Raise all technical and test concerns in a timely way to senior staff.

• Assist with maintaining supply inventory, record-keeping, data entry, shipping and transferring incoming calls.

• Ensure workstations are kept clean, stocked and comply with laboratory H&S procedures.


• Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in a Science related field

• A minimum of 6 months relevant laboratory experience ideally within a veterinary or clinical setting

• Attention to detail and ability to work independently

• Organised with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high throughput environment

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Good customer service and reasoning skills

• Accurate data entry skills

• Ability to adapt and be flexible to meet the demands of the business