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Animal Technician Development Programme
Cambridge, South West

Are you considering a career as an Animal Technician?

Are you looking to launch your career working with animals?

 

What is the ATDP?

The Animal Technician Development Programme links employers with college leavers and university graduates with 1 key focus – to train and place animal lovers into a career as an Animal Technician. Partner employers include academic institutions such as universities, charities and some of the world’s leading research organisations.

The ATDP programme has been created by employers specifically as an employability programme combining training, work experience, and paid internships with the sole aim of providing suitable, enthusiastic and developed new Animal Technicians to employers nationwide.

 

By joining the ATDP, you will have access to:

  • Ring-fenced vacancies – No interviewing, No lengthy applications and No fighting for a job against hundreds of other applicants!
  • A structured development programme – From day one of your enrolment you will have clear and achievable goals and be eligible for a 12 week paid internship to complete your training on the job (after completing 2 weeks of work experience)
  • Fast-tracked career opportunities – Upon accreditation, you will have access to ATDP partner employers vacancies
  • 24/7 support – Our in house team of highly knowledgeable Trainers provide support 24/7 ensuring you have the best experience and training.
  • Work with the most prestigious and interesting organisations in the UK – The role of an animal technician is like no other career working with animals. You can look forward to working within a large team of like-minded professionals in well-funded, clean and state of the art animal facilities
  • Whilst on your ATDP journey, you will also build and develop a portfolio that contains employer testimonials based on your performance. The ATDP programme allows you to showcase your ability, so if you also struggle in interviews, please do not worry, we are here to help ‘by pass’ this process with the portfolio being designed to replace the grizzly process!

 

*Note: as of April 2019 the ATDP programme has achieved a 96% ‘Into Work’ rate upon successful completion/accreditation of the programme.

Your daily duties as an Animal Technician and Animal Technologist include:

  • Feeding and watering
  • General health checking
  • General animal husbandry
  • Understanding breeding and scientific procedures
  • Handling animals
  • Cage cleaning and washing

What we are looking for:

  • High levels of motivation and a good work ethic
  • The ability to repeatedly work to set procedures with a high degree of attention to detail
  • A genuine passion to work with animals, demonstrating care, welfare and compassion
  • Your own transport is an advantage (although not essential)
  • Although a very rewarding role, the successful candidate must have the emotional maturity to deal with emotional issues such as euthanasia
  • Successfully selected candidates will be required to undergo security and occupational health screening

Apply now to start your career as an Animal Technician or Animal Technologist!

Salary: £8.91 p/h
Date Posted: 08/10/2021
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