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Licensed Animal Technician

Location: Eye, Suffolk
Salary: £17,500 per annum
Ref: ALS 2087

Agenda has an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Animal Technician to join one of the UK’s largest and reputable organisations. Our client is a dynamic products and services company dedicated to supporting scientific research which makes a difference to people’s lives. They are looking for candidates who are passionate about their work, are dedicated to animal welfare and who are looking to build an exceptional future.

Due to rural location, your own transport will be essential.

Basic Requirements:

  • Hold a Home Office Personal License
  • Experience of working in an animal research unit
  • Practical experience including daily husbandry, handling and restraint, and evidence of high standards of animal welfare
  • Experience recording laboratory paperwork and using laboratory data systems
  • Knowledge of the Animal Scientific Procedures Act and associated Home Office legislation
  • Good communication and organisational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively use Personal License, performing regulated procedures in rodent and non-rodent species
  • General husbandry duties for a range of species, and conducting daily animal checks along with monitoring and recording animal’s health through routine observations
  • Accurate record keeping, collecting data both manually and using electronic data capture systems
  • Performing husbandry and technical procedures
  • Working to a high standard of cleanliness and health and safety at all times.

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.