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Animal Care Technician – East Yorkshire
Hull, Yorkshire

Animal Care Technician – East Yorkshire

Here at S3 Science, we are currently recruiting for one of our globally accredited clients, for an Animal Care Technician to join the team, and provide the highest of care and ensuring welfare is at the highest of standards.

Due to the rural location of the client, the ability to drive is essential.

The Role

There are 3 core functions to this role, as you establish yourself within this rewarding career. These are below, but of course you are not limited to these functions:

  • Performing routine animal husbandry, ensuring all the needs for the species you are working with are catered for
  • You will be responsible for undertaking all work in accordance Animal (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, including Home Office codes of practice for Breeding and Supplying establishments
  • You will maintain animal welfare, animal barrier status and hygiene standards by following standard operating procedures

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • An animal related qualification
  • Ability to demonstrate practical competency in working with animals
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade A-C or equivalent qualification
  • Ability to drive and access to your own vehicle is essential
  • Current or previous holder of a Personal License under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 is desirable, but not essential

To proceed with your application for this role, simply apply to this advert, or alternatively you can send you’re most recent up to date CV to the email below.

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted. All successful applications are subject to S3 Science’s stringent vetting and security checks.

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S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.


Salary: 15 - £17K
Date Posted: 06/12/2018
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