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Senior/Licensed Animal Technician
Nottingham, East Midlands

Looking to make your next career move?

Looking to climb the career ladder?

Then look no further!

S3 Science has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Animal Technician to join our client’s facility. As a Senior Animal Technician, you would be responsible for overseeing and advising on experimental management of the Facility, assessing and advising on project plans, helping to establish, implement and train in experimental best practice in scientific techniques.

Main Responsibilities: * Cleaning, feeding, and watering of animals, cage side assessments and daily health checks. * Maintain meticulous unit records of animal breeding programs, methods, sample details within specific research project(s), etc. * Maintenance of breeding colonies, setting up breeding pairs, sexing and weaning animals and monitoring pregnancies * Specialist cleaning and preparation activities including preparation of racking, preparation of caging/bottles/materials, use of cage washer, autoclaves, and steriliser * Assist with the provision of an effective and efficient technical service for all users of the facility * To contribute to the Unit Quality Assurance system by assisting with the drafting of working documents, including Standard Operating Procedures, and basic Risk and COSHH assessments * Operation and basic maintenance, adjustment and repair of specialist apparatus, equipment and instruments within the laboratories/ theatre under the direction of the AU Manager or nominee * Instruct, train and provide guidance and supervision to other technical staff and students in the techniques and operation of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

What Experience and Qualifications do I need? To apply for the role you will need to have the following experience and qualifications: * Relevant experience showing full working knowledge and proficiency in an animal unit technician role * Proven hands-on experience of working within a small animal (predominately rodent) facility * Proven hands-on experience of working within a theatre/surgical room environment * Proven experience in the operation of the Animals Scientific Procedures Act 1986 and best practice in animal welfare * Hold a current, home office license

Application route:

Permitting you match said criteria, simply click and apply to the advert, and if successful, you will be contacted by a member of the team ASAP. Due to the number of applications we receive, if you have not been contacted within 1 week, unfortunately, you have not been successful for this role.

We have a high success rate in getting people their dream jobs, so please apply today and let us help you get that career you have been waiting for.

Did you know that by applying via an agency, you are 10 times more likely to successfully pass the interview and be offered a role? We ask that you apply solely via ourselves so that we can offer you this extra support. (Duplicate applications mean we are not able to represent you).

If you apply via S3 Science you will also gain access to our ‘24/7 In Work Support team’ who are made up of some of the industries experienced senior level animal technicians. This team is available to our applicants only and are there to support and help you flourish in your role all year round (yes even Christmas day!)

What are the benefits of applying for jobs solely through S3 as a recruitment agency as oppose to applying direct?

  • You are 10 times more likely to be offered a role via an agency – You get FREE support and extra help providing you apply via our agency only. Please do speak to us first before applying for further roles, as we sadly cannot represent you if you apply directly or have duplicate applications to the same role. Let us do the hard work for you and trust our success rates!
  • 1st hand Exclusive intel on upcoming and potential new jobs – We have access to jobs that you as a job seeker often cannot see (yet). Through many years of partnership with clients, agencies are often the first to hear about profiles that are needed. You could be that 1st CV in front of the hiring manager that is seen before the job advert is even up!
  • We are trusted – As a well-known and established agency within this very niche sector, we are highly-trusted by the industry employers to find the right people. As a candidate, we would offer solid interview prep that is clear, up to date, revised and well informed. We can offer information, advice, and guidance on getting the job because we know the employers the best!
  • 24/7 helpline – Support during the recruitment stage through to in work support stage. This could be for help with your application, pending interview and even once you are in work. We have a team of ex-industry senior level workers who are here to support you from the application, interview, offer and even when you are successfully placed in work.

So why wait? Apply now to start your career as an Animal Technician or Animal Technologist!!

 

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: 9 - £12 per hour
Date Posted: 14/05/2019
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