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Trainee Animal Technician

Location: Huntingdon
Salary: £15,675
Ref: ALS 2195

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Trainee Animal Technician to join a team carrying out daily animal care and welfare duties. 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.

Please note that due to our client’s rural location and in the absence of suitable public transport links, having your own transport is essential.

Basic Requirements:

  • Previous experience caring for and handling animals in a work or voluntary capacity
  • Animal Care qualifications at Level 2 or higher are desirable
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s grades A-C or equivalent qualifications including Maths, English and Science

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide adequate supplies of food, water, and bedding to the animals
  • Ensure cages and associated equipment are cleaned in accordance with the work instructions and maintained to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness
  • Assisting in the handling of animals for various procedures
  • Performing cleaning duties within the animal rooms and facility
  • Preparing equipment and materials for studies
  • Recording routine study data both manually and using electronic data capture systems

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.