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Animal Technician Programme
Cambridge, South East
  • Are you looking to launch your career working with animals?
  • Are you passionate about looking after animals and provide their welfare needs?

The Animal Technician Programme (ATP) links our employer partners with candidates with one key focus ‘to train and place animal lovers into a career as Animal Technician. The ATP programme has been created specifically as an employability programme combining training and paid work experience. Our sole aim is to provide suitable, enthusiastic and passionate Animal Technicians to employer partners nationwide. You will complete an online study course before you start your 11 weeks of paid placement with our clients. Our employer partners are academic institutions such as universities, charities and some of the world’s leading research organisations within the life science industry.

Your role and responsibilities as an Animal Technician include:

Animal husbandry duties, including: –

  • Feeding and watering
  • Health checking animals
  • Supporting breeding strategies and scientific procedures
  • Handling animals
  • Cleaning out cages/pens

The qualities of an Animal Technician are:

  • High levels of motivation and a good work ethic
  • A genuine passion to work with animals – demonstrating care, welfare and compassion
  • Previous experience of working with (and handling) animals would be beneficial

ALL training is provided free of charge, the end goal of the programme is for you to enter full-time employment with one of our employer partners or work with S3 Science as an Animal Technician. We currently have a 96% rate of technicians entering employment within 12 weeks of finishing the programme.

Providing your aim is to work with animals and you meet our requirements, this programme is perfect for you – we along with our ATP employer partners are looking to develop the next generation of Animal Technicians! So don’t delay applying and start your new career.

Salary: £9-£10 p/h
Date Posted: 26/08/2022
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