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Licensed Animal Technician
Cambridge, East

S3 Science is pleased to be recruiting enthusiastic individuals for a rewarding role working within the scientific community. We are currently seeking a Licensed Animal Technician for a temporary contract contact based in Cambridge You will be working onsite at our client’s premises alongside a team of likeminded individuals looking after laboratory animals.

The desired candidate should demonstrate good interpersonal skills, possess the ability to work as part of a team and be self-motivated with a flexible approach. Candidates should have experience caring for animals within a structured laboratory environment.

Responsibilities will include
Maintenance and husbandry of laboratory animals.
Animal health checks.
Handling and moving animals.
Environmental enrichment.
Performing procedures using home office license.
Monitoring the condition of animals.
Recognising and resolving any behavioural problems.
Keeping full and accurate records in accordance with Home Office regulations (includes stock and breeding records and environmental records).
Cleaning and fumigation of animal rooms.
Qualifications and Skills Required:
Animal related qualification.
Experience working with Laboratory animals.
Home office license modules 1-3.

If you do not hold your home office license and have experience within 3 month of performing experimental procedures then you will not be considered.

As part of the S3 Science temp division based with our client you would enjoy the benefits of gaining industry experience whilst working alongside a hardworking, supportive team. Successful candidates can expect a thorough and comprehensive package of benefits including: Excellent hourly pay rates paid, holiday pay, statutory sick pay and where applicable travel costs reimbursed (*client dependant). Furthermore for all of our technicians we operate a 24 hour telephone help line 7 days a week.

If you would like to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV and a member of our recruitment team will contact you. To enable us to recruit the very best individuals we will conduct a thorough pre-employment security screening check as a part of the recruitment process.

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

Salary: 13 - GBP13 per hour negotiable depending on experience
Date Posted: 02/08/2017
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