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Animal Technician
Glasgow, Scotland

Are you an experienced Animal Technician looking for a rewarding role to further develop you career?

Then look no further, as a Animal Technician role has arisen in a state of the art facility in Glasgow. We are currently seeking hardworking, motivated candidates to join a busy and successful facility dedicated to the care and welfare of the animals. This is an excellent opportunity to further your career as our client has an excellent training and rewards programme.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the care, welfare, husbandry of genetically altered rodents within specialised barrier systems.
  • Responsible for the successful maintenance of rodent breeding or experimental programs.
  • Assist in the maintenance of equipment.
  • Ability to effectively maintain animal record management systems including database systems.
  • Ability to prioritise day to day tasks for self and junior staff.
  • Work within defined Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Participation in suitable training programs.
  • Responsible for the upkeep and housekeeping of a defined area.
  • Ensuring that the Health and Safety requirements are continually met by keeping up to date with legal requirements, assessing all working practices for level of risk and regularly review process.
  • Maintaining all breeding and experimental records within a database system to appropriate standards, updating researchers as to breeding performance of specific strains.
To apply for the role of an experienced Animal Technician, you will need to have the following experience and qualifications:
  • Experience of working with animals or hold an animal related qualification.
  • Working knowledge of the Animal Scientific Procedures Act.
  • The ability to follow set procedures with a keen eye for detail.
  • A genuine passion for working with animals and their welfare.
  • Home Office License Modules 1-3. (desirable)
  • IAT Level 2 qualifications or equivalent. (desirable)

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

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

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: 20,040
Date Posted: 07/06/2018
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