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Animal Technician
Central London, South East

Here at S3 Science, we are proud to support our clients who are committed in making discoveries to make animal and human health alike better.

Working as an Animal Technician at our client means being at the forefront of excellent science, whilst also having a real sense of purpose knowing you have contributed to breakthroughs in areas of cancers, diabetes and many others. Our client prides itself in being a centre of excellent research and they can only continue that by offering excellent training and support to ensure the animals keep receiving the best care and welfare standards.


This is a temporary position with the view to turning permanent upon successful performance in the role – don’t miss out on this opportunity!

As an Animal Technician, you will be responsible for providing exceptional care and welfare to the animals, performing animal husbandry duties 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
  • Conducting 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


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
  • 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
  • Ability to commute to site is essential


Salary: 9.50 - £15.00 p/h
Date Posted: 29/09/2022
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