Animal Technician

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
11.00 - 13.00 GBP Hourly
19 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Animal Technician/ In-vivo / Home office Licence / biotech / Animal Research

Your new company:

A global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. We are looking to recruit an Animal Technician to work part-time to ensure high standards of care and welfare to laboratory animals to support scientific research.

Your New Job:

The successful candidate will perform husbandry duties to support the daily care, welfare, and environmental enrichment of laboratory animals. This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week, 8 hours on Monday and Friday and 2 hours on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Assist in all matters relating to animal husbandry, maintaining the animals and facilities to the standards required by the Home Office
  • Carry out daily welfare checks
  • Provide adequate supplies of food, water, bedding, and consumables for animals as required
  • Ensure cages and enclosures are cleaned in accordance with the work instructions and maintained to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness
  • Maintain detailed, accurate records regarding health, welfare, and environmental checks
  • Adhere to Home Office guidelines and the Animal (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.

What you need:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalent qualifications including Maths, English and Science
  • A background within animal technology
  • Home Office Licence modules 1-3 is ideal, module 4 is advantageous
  • Ability to carry out routine tasks and procedures under instruction and organise own daily tasks
  • Flexible approach to work and supporting additional hours where required

What you'll get in return

  • An opportunity to work with a global biotech
  • Oxfordshire Area
  • Long Term Contract
  • ??11 - ??13/hr (Depending on experience)

What you need to do now
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