Biochemist recruitment agency listing

A biochemist is responsible for researching the causes of disease and potential new treatment methods.

A degree is essential for the majority of biochemistry jobs. Entry to biochemistry degree courses is usually with at least two A levels, including chemistry and biology. Increasingly, employers are seeking candidates with relevant laboratory experience. In the NHS, graduates with a first degree in biochemistry can enter into trainee clinical biochemist positions and study for a masters degree on-the-job. In order to enter into direct employment as a registered clinical biochemist in the NHS, an approved postgraduate qualification in biochemistry is required. Once in employment, all biochemists are provided with regular on-the-job training covering new experimental techniques and health and safety regulations.

The NHS and private bioscience companies are the main employers of biochemists in the UK. Employment opportunities can often be found through specialist recruitment agencies. The majority of biochemist jobs involve working 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Biochemists working in NHS hospitals may be required to perform on-call work.

Starting salaries for trained biochemists are around £24,000 a year. As biochemists progress in their field, they may be provided with the opportunity to take on supervisory or management posts.

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  • From Drug Discovery to R&D, Cranleigh Scientific are able to deliver a top class employment service for the diverse opportunities that the Biotech Sector offers. Our enviable knowledge of bioscience disciplines allows us to conduct bespoke recruitment projects that are designed around your business and the challenging lab environment. If you're an SME or large multinational, we have access to professionals for all scientific fields.
    Coverage All UK
    • York House, Tylers Court, Rowland Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8SS
  • With falling numbers of newly developed and approved drugs and the relentlessly rising R&D costs, the placement of innovative and success driven scientists for posts in Drug Discovery is a critical necessity for all Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies. This sector has been selected by Scintillant as a key target for candidate placement.
    Coverage UK & Europe
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    • LinkPoint Resources, 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
    • Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, Greater London, EC1V 4PY
    • Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6EZ
    • 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ
    • LinkPoint, CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
    • Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE
  • ProClinical assist experienced life-sciences professionals with finding permanent and contract jobs at pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and clinical research organisations, including leading global brands and smaller emerging companies.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Asia Pacific
    • 28 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4RP
  • We focus exclusively in niche sectors offering a complete service dedicated to the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Life Science, Personal Care / Cosmetic and Food Industries. Excelling in our market knowledge and expertise; our goal is to provide you with a continuous professional and personal service.
    Coverage National - All UK
    • The Cleaning Centre, Bath Road, Littlewick Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3QR
  • Electus Recruitment Solutions is an independent specialist recruitment agency operating in the aerospace, defence, energy and infrastructure sectors. Our teams of talent delivery consultants are divided into niche specialisms to provide our employers and candidates with expert knowledge and an effortless marrying of skills and requirement.
    Coverage UK Wide, Europe, Australia, Canada
    • Richmond House, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ
  • HRUK Science Division specialise in Biotechnology positions from middle management on circa 40k right through to board level. Whether it is large multinational organisation or a smaller start up with new, innovative technology that are just breaking into the market, we have the candidates to suit. We cover R&D, Clinical Research, Business Development, Project Management, Scientists, Microbiologists
    Coverage Globally
    • 60 Roseville Road, Suite B, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 5DR
  • McBarron Wood International's Biotechnology functional practice is based in Oxford. Headed by a senior consultant with more than a decade of experience in working with University spin offs and established businesses, you know you are in safe hands when recruiting for your next hire in this highly demanding arena.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB

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