Experienced Animal Technician

Recruiter
S3 Science
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£9 - £10/hour Travel
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Experienced Animal Technician
A temporary Experienced Animal Technician role has arisen in the Stevenage area. We are currently seeking hardworking, motivated candidates to join a busy and successful facility dedicated to the care and welfare of the animals.
What does the role entail?
The client is looking for a candidate who has a strong empathy towards animals, who is positive and reliable and confident is liaising with colleagues and research staff. Previous experience working with rodents in a laboratory/technical environment is desirable. The successful candidate will undertake an active role in general husbandry, health monitoring, welfare and care of the animals, within the client's modern bio facility.
The daily duties as an Experienced Animal Technician include:
Responsible for the care, welfare and husbandry of the animals at the facility
Work within defined Standard Operational Procedures (SOP's)
Responsible for effectively maintaining animal record management systems including the database systems
Performing general health checks on the animals
Participate in suitable training programs
What Experience and Qualifications do I need?
To apply for the role of an Experienced Animal Technician, you will need to have the following Experience and Qualifications:
Experience of working with animals or hold an animal related qualification
Working knowledge of the Animal Scientific Procedures Act
At least 5 GCSE's with a minimum of a C in English, Maths and Science
The ability to follow set procedures with a keen eye for detail
A genuine passion for working with animals and their welfare
To proceed with your application for this role, simply apply to this advert, or alternatively you can send your most recent, up to date CV
Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted. All successful applications are subject to S3 Science's stringent vetting and security checks.
S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status