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Animal Care Technician
Gosport , South West

Do you have a passion for animal welfare and care?

Has it always been your dream to work with animals?

If so, then we have the perfect opportunity for you. It is giving the right individuals the chance to work with animals in a scientific environment combating serious illnesses and diseases such as Dementia, Cancer and Heart Disease to name a few.

If you are looking to Kickstart a career working with animals – with plenty of opportunities for training and progression. Being part of an industry that truly makes a difference, look no further as an Animal Care Technician.

As an Animal Care Technician, your main responsibilities will be:

·Providing exceptional care to the animals, carrying out animal husbandry including:

·Provision of adequate fresh food and water

·Provision of environmental enrichment

·Ensuring enclosures and cages are cleaned and maintained to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness

·Carrying out daily tasks which include temperature monitoring, animal checks and general housekeeping within the department

·Ensuring that all animal husbandry and procedural records/data are up to date and accurate

·Performing tasks in accordance with company work instructions and procedures

·Providing weekend and bank holiday cover to ensure the animals are cared for 365 days per year

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

·Natural empathy for animals

·The ability to learn and the capability to further develop your skills in animal husbandry, and care

·Previous experience of working with (and handling) animals would be beneficial

·A drivers license

·GCSEs, or equivalent qualifications A*-C (4+) in Maths, Science and English or an Animal Care or Animal Management Qualification at Level 2 or higher

·IT skills of a good standard

·Strong attention to detail

Salary: £16,500 - £18,500 PA
Date Posted: 22/02/2022
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