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Licensed Animal Technician
Epsom, South East

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 Licensed Animal Technician to join our client’s facility. As a Licensed 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:

  • To perform experimental procedures in line with current regulatory and/or legislative requirements and to agreed company standards and productivity
  • To be fully competent in a range of in vivo techniques with basic skills (e.g. administration via common routes & reporting clinical signs) and assist in conducting experimental studies under the direction of a Chief Animal Technician and Study Directors
  • Be proactive in gaining competency in more advanced techniques (e.g. use of anaesthetics including induction and monitoring)
  • To be responsible for appropriate record-keeping and ensuring that the results of experiments are collected promptly and recorded accurately as per SOP’s and to the required standard for legislative and scientific research purposes
  • To assist with general housekeeping of the unit such as cleaning, washing, and maintenance of animal rooms
  • Prepare study paperwork and study materials prior to the study start date
  • The position may involve other duties appropriate to the role
  • Knowledgeable about the work being undertaken and highly knowledgeable with the Home Office Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986
  • Act as an ambassador for the business and company values, communicate effectively with colleagues throughout the business, contribute to a culture of collaboration and teamwork

What Experience and Qualifications do I need?

To apply for the role you will need to have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Experience of working with animals or hold an animal related qualification
  • A genuine passion for working with animals and their welfare
  • Knowledge of the Animal Scientific Procedures Act
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work as part of the team and also independently
  • Home Office License Modules 1-3

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 a Licensed Animal Technician!!!

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: 10/09/2019
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