Biochemist recruitment agency listing
A Biochemist is responsible for researching the causes of disease and potential new treatment methods.
Qualifications for Biochemistry jobs
A degree is essential for the majority of Biochemistry jobs. Entry to Biochemistry degree courses usually requires 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 Master's 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.
Employment and pay in the sector
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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Displaying 8 of 15 Agencies that recruit for Biochemist jobs in the Biotechnology industry.
Electus Recruitment Solutions
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.
Scintillant Life Sciences
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.
Atom Recruitment Ltd.
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.
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.
McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists
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.
DANEM People Technical Recruitment Ltd
We have placed several candidates within Biotechnology sector in the UK & Internationally. We recruited for Scientists, QA Compliance Experts, CMC Regulatory Affairs Managers, QA, QP Improvement Managers, Medical Device Engineers, R&D Engineers, Development Engineers, Electronic Engineers, Quality Engineers and various different positions. We visit the main Biotechnology exhibitions like Biomedical Science Congress (Birmingham) to stay up to date
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.
HRUK Recruitment Group
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