LABORATORY ASSISTANT Forensic Pathology Service, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology


Forensic Pathology Service, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

SALARY: R145 281 per annum

CENTRE: University of Cape Town

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum educational qualification: Senior Certificate (or equivalent).

Experience: Appropriate experience in Pathology and or Forensic
Laboratory. Inherent requirements of the job Valid (Code B/EB) drivers’
license. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good communication skills in
at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Above-average proven computer and software literacy. Ability to work in a
hazardous environment, perform heavy manual tasks and the ability to
work under pressure. Good interpersonal relationships, accountability and
working both individually and in a team.

DUTIES: Perform routine cleaning services in the Histopathology Laboratory and
Toxicology Laboratory, including glassware, workbench tops and other
laboratory duties and handling of laboratory chemicals and biological
specimens. Responsible for the handling of medico-legal histology
specimens/delivery of other specimen’s to respective laboratories
Maintain chain of custody and writing affidavits and support in routine
monitoring of laboratory equipment. Responsible for handling of
laboratory hazardous waste/ disposal. Perform administrative and driving
duties and assist with moving of laboratory equipment and ability to
understand and apply the correct Standard Operating Procedures.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. M Perrins Tel No: (021) 650-5872/ (021) 406-6001

APPLICATIONS: The Director: Forensic Pathology Services, U2 Building, Fransie Van Zjil
Drive, Tygerberg, 7505.


NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

CLOSING DATE: 27 November 2020

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