Contract Animal Technician

Location: Wiltshire Salary: £16,010 – £19,114 Ref: CT 30

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Looking for a new challenge working with animals in the Huntingdon and surrounding areas?

Agenda are the largest provider of Animal Technicians within the Life Science sector, so these positions are an exceptional opportunity for someone wanting to develop in this field. We are looking for an adventurous individual, who would like to contribute to the research industry, whilst maintaining a high standard of welfare.

We currently have opportunities for:

  • Animal Technician
  • Junior Animal Technician

Your main duties will include:

  • General husbandry, including feeding, watering, preparation and changing of cages.
  • Physical and visual health checks.
  • Maintaining detailed, accurate records regarding breeding, health, welfare and environmental checks.
  • Adhering to Home Office guidelines and the Animal Scientific Procedures Act 1986.

Skills required:

  • Animal Care Qualification essential and a genuine interest in the care of animals.
  • Practical experience caring for animals in a work or voluntary capacity is essential along with an eye for detail.
  • Have a versatile working attitude.

As an Animal Technician, you will be responsible for providing a high standard of service and expected to follow key animal care protocols in order to ensure the welfare of all animals within the research facility.

This position is ideal for someone with an ambitious nature, looking to add to the continued growth of Agenda and be a part of our successful team. With 24-hour support, you can be safe in the knowledge that Agenda take care of your needs whilst you work away from home.

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic.  To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.

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