Recruitment

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity within a fast paced, growing organisation?

Lextox Drug and Alcohol Testing is a specialist UK based hair drug and alcohol testing laboratory that aims to provide our clients with the most reliable results and the most responsive client oriented service for family law solicitors and child care proceedings.

We are currently recruiting for a number of vacancies. If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to join our team, please follow the application process below.

Application Process

Please note the following when applying for roles within Lextox:

  • All applications should be made by email to Kirsty Bousie, HR Manager – careers@lextox.co.uk
  • The email subject field must contain the job title of the role you are applying for
  • Please ensure you have the relevant skills and experience for the role before applying
  • Applications must include a CV and covering letter. There is no application form process
  • Applications should be submitted in PDF or Word format
  • We do not accept introductions via recruitment agencies unless otherwise specified

Current Vacancies

Laboratory

Laboratory Manager
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Laboratory Manager to run our onsite hair testing laboratory in Cardiff. You will have a strong background in mass spectrometry and have proven people management skills.

You will be responsible for the development and management of all laboratory activities including analytical method development, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of GC-MS/MS and LC-MS/MS instruments.

In additional to this, you will need to ensure that the company achieves competitive advantage through sample turnaround times, technical knowledge, service quality and reliability. The laboratory complies with ISO 17025 requirements, so experience of this is also necessary.

You will become an integral part of the leading drug and alcohol testing company in the UK.

Benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Incentive scheme
• Pension
• 23 days holiday + public holidays

Job Type: Permanent
Job Type: Full time (35 hours per week, Monday to Friday)
Laboratory Analyst
We are seeking Laboratory Analysts for full time, salaried positions within our onsite laboratory based at our Cardiff Head Office.

Candidates must be educated to degree level in a relevant specialism.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, be superb communicators both written and verbally. They will have a real focus on service and quality with an eye for detail and accuracy.

The role entails completing general laboratory duties without supervision, and to the required standard, following SOP and working to ISO17025 guidelines. You will also be responsible for competently sectioning all types of hair samples arriving at the laboratory and preparing sample batches ready for extraction and for analysis. Experience of working within a laboratory would be advantageous but full training will be provided.

Successful candidates will become an integral part of the leading drug and alcohol testing company in the UK.

Benefits:
•Competitive salary
•Bonus scheme
•Pension
•23 days holiday + public holidays
•Job Type: Permanent
•Job Type: Full-time (35 hours per week, Monday – Friday)

Collections

Phlebotomist (Gloucestershire)
We are seeking experienced, professional phlebotomists for full time, salaried positions within our sample collections team.

Candidates must be professionally qualified phlebotomists, have recent experience in various venepuncture techniques (vacutainer, butterfly etc) and be able to collect samples in non-clinical settings.

Experience in collecting hair samples and DNA samples would be an advantage, however, in house training will be provided for all aspects of the role involving sample collections.

Candidates must have excellent inter personal skills, be superb communicators both written and verbally. They will have a real focus on service and quality with an eye for detail and accuracy.

The role entails attending pre booked appointments at various locations so candidates must have a full driving license and be prepared to travel in and around Gloucestershire. A company car will be provided. Minimum of 2 years' phlebotomy experience is required.

Successful candidates will become an integral part of the leading drug and alcohol testing company in the UK.

Benefits:
•Competitive salary
•Bonus scheme
•Pension
•23 days holiday + public holidays
•Company car

Job Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full-time
Phlebotomist (North Wales)
Lextox is a UK based forensic toxicology laboratory with a team of experts who have considerable knowledge and experience of analysing biological samples. By analysing hair samples we can provide an historic profile of drug use over a period of months, and help determine chronic excessive alcohol consumption, all within 5 working days of receiving the sample into our UK laboratory. Based in Cardiff, our forensic toxicology laboratory provides a fast, efficient and reliable drug and alcohol testing service.

Our mission is to provide solicitors and local authorities involved in family law with the information that is needed to help make informed decisions.

Requirements:-

We are seeking experienced, professional phlebotomists for full time, salaried positions within our sample collections team.

Candidates must be professionally qualified phlebotomists, have recent experience in various venepuncture techniques (vacutainer, butterfly etc) and be able to collect samples in non-clinical settings.

Experience in collecting hair samples and DNA samples would be an advantage, however, in house training will be provided for all aspects of the role involving sample collections.

Candidates must have excellent inter personal skills, be superb communicators both written and verbally. They will have a real focus on service and quality with an eye for detail and accuracy.

The role entails attending pre booked appointments at various locations so candidates must have a full driving license and be prepared to travel in and around North Wales. A company car will be provided. Minimum of 2 years' phlebotomy experience is required.

Successful candidates will become an integral part of the leading drug and alcohol testing company in the UK.

Benefits:
•Competitive salary
•Bonus scheme
•Pension
•23 days holiday + public holidays
•Company car

Job Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full-time
Phlebotomist (London)
We are seeking experienced, professional phlebotomists for full time, salaried positions within our sample collections team.

Candidates must be professionally qualified phlebotomists, have recent experience in various venepuncture techniques (vacutainer, butterfly etc) and be able to collect samples in non-clinical settings.

Experience in collecting hair samples and DNA samples would be an advantage, however, in house training will be provided for all aspects of the role involving sample collections.

Candidates must have excellent inter personal skills, be superb communicators both written and verbally. They will have a real focus on service and quality with an eye for detail and accuracy.

The role entails attending pre booked appointments at various locations so candidates must have a full driving license and be prepared to travel in and around the areas of Harrow, Enfield and Barnet. A company car will be provided. Minimum of 2 years' phlebotomy experience is required.

Successful candidates will become an integral part of the leading drug and alcohol testing company in the UK.

Benefits:
•Competitive salary
•Bonus scheme
•Pension
•23 days holiday + public holidays
•Company car
Ad-hoc SCRAM (Basingstoke)
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual for an Ad-hoc position within our SCRAM team. This role will entail attending SCRAM appointments in the Basingstoke area for the fitting, maintenance and removal of SCRAM kits together with processing the receipt and return of SCRAM inventory kits.

The ideal candidate must have excellent inter-personal skills to liaise with both clients/participants and be excellent communicators, both written and verbally. They will have a real focus on service and quality with an eye for detail and accuracy.

The successful candidate will also need to be able to maintain and develop relationships with the SCRAM Coordination team and third party providers where appropriate. A technical background would be an advantage, however, in-house training will be provided for all aspects of SCRAM fitting and removal.

The role entails attending pre-booked appointments at various locations so candidates must have a full driving license and be prepared to travel in and around London.

For further information on SCRAM please visit the ‘Our Services’ area of our website.
Ad-hoc Collector (Kent)
Lextox is a UK based forensic toxicology laboratory with a team of experts who have considerable knowledge and experience of analysing biological samples. By analysing hair samples we can provide an historic profile of drug use over a period of months, and help determine chronic excessive alcohol consumption, all within 5 working days of receiving the sample into our UK laboratory. Based in Cardiff, our forensic toxicology laboratory provides a fast, efficient and reliable drug and alcohol testing service.

Our mission is to provide solicitors and local authorities involved in family law with the information that is needed to help make informed decisions.

Requirements:-

We are seeking experienced, professional phlebotomists for ad hoc, self-employed positions within our sample collections team throughout Kent.

Candidates must be professionally qualified phlebotomists, have recent experience in various venepuncture techniques (vacutainer, butterfly etc) and be able to collect samples in non-clinical settings.

Experience in collecting hair samples and DNA samples would be an advantage, however, in house training will be provided for all aspects of the role involving sample collections.

Candidates must have excellent inter personal skills, be superb communicators both written and verbally. They will have a real focus on service and quality with an eye for detail and accuracy.

The role entails attending pre booked appointments at various locations so candidates must have a full driving license and be prepared to travel in and around specific territories within the UK based on your location. A minimum of 2 years' phlebotomy experience is required. Applicants must also have use of their own vehicle.

Successful candidates will become an integral part of the leading drug and alcohol testing company in the UK.

Job Type: Contract
Ad-hoc Collector (Gwynedd/Ceredigion)
Lextox is a UK based forensic toxicology laboratory with a team of experts who have considerable knowledge and experience of analysing biological samples. By analysing hair samples we can provide an historic profile of drug use over a period of months, and help determine chronic excessive alcohol consumption, all within 5 working days of receiving the sample into our UK laboratory. Based in Cardiff, our forensic toxicology laboratory provides a fast, efficient and reliable drug and alcohol testing service.

Our mission is to provide solicitors and local authorities involved in family law with the information that is needed to help make informed decisions.

Requirements:-

We are seeking experienced, professional phlebotomists for ad hoc, self employed positions within our sample collections team throughout the UK.

Candidates must be professionally qualified phlebotomists, have recent experience in various venepuncture techniques (vacutainer, butterfly etc) and be able to collect samples in non-clinical settings.

Experience in collecting hair samples and DNA samples would be an advantage, however, in house training will be provided for all aspects of the role involving sample collections.

Candidates must have excellent inter personal skills, be superb communicators both written and verbally. They will have a real focus on service and quality with an eye for detail and accuracy.

The role entails attending pre booked appointments at various locations so candidates must have a full driving license and be prepared to travel in and around specific territories within the UK based on your location. Appointments will generally be within a 2 hour radius of your home address by car. A minimum of 2 years' phlebotomy experience is required.

Successful candidates will become an integral part of the leading drug and alcohol testing company in the UK.

Job Type: Ad hoc / Casual