Animal Care Technician

Recruiter
Cordant People -Sales & Marketing
Location
Bicester
Salary
£15600/annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Animal Care Technician

Based in Bicester, Oxfordshire

Basic salary of £15,600 per annum.

My client is looking for a driven and friendly candidate with the passion to work with animals to join their existing team in Bicester. My client who are a specialist animal breeding centre who work closely and carefully to provide the best care and management of their animals.

My client is happy to accept applications from candidates who are committed and interested in relocating to the Bicester or surrounding area.

The Role

* You will be responsible for providing exceptional care and welfare to all of the animals in your care. You will do this by carrying out regular welfare checks focusing on their nutrition, size and behaviour.
* Managing and topping up their food and water levels, ensuring all animals are taking enough food and water on a daily basis.
* May assist with some required surgery and provide post-operative care.
* Follow standard operating procedures and maintain the correct records that meet and comply with regulated requirements.
* Completing breeding processes including weening and sexing.
* Pre-natal and post natal care of mother and litter.
* Maintaining cleanliness of work and the animals environments.
* Working 40 hours per week, 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday
* Public transport is limited around the site, so it would be ideal if a candidate had a driving license and have access to a vehicle.
* This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a market leading client who have the ability and resources to provide full training on a range of procedures and equipment that could benefit your career!

The Person

To be successful within this role you will:

* Have a background in a related field of animal care OR have related qualifications such as an Animal Management Diploma or similar
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Be interested in working within close proximity to animals
* Anyone holding an IAT (Institute of Animal Technicians) qualification would be highly desired.
* Must live within 45 minutes of Bicester or be prepared to relocate to within that area

The Package

* £15,600 per annum
* Overtime available
* Company Pension
* On site parking

All successful applicants will be contacted within 5 working days. Unfortunately due to high levels of response we will not be able to respond to everybody, however, all unsuccessful applicants will be filed & considered for all future opportunities

As an equal opportunities employer, Cordant Recruitment welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy