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Licensed Animal Technician
Manchester, West Midlands

We are currently looking for two Licensed Animal Technicians to work within the experimental team of one of our globally recognised clients. Our client is one of the largest independent oncology research organisations in Europe, if you’re looking to work with some of the best researchers in their field, look no further!

The main purpose of this role is to maintain daily animal husbandry and welfare and manage experimental procedures, to supply technical support to Project Licence holders and other licensees, in accordance with the Animal (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Understand and comply with the client’s Equality and Diversity policies

• Carry out daily husbandry, care and welfare observations for all animals within the facility

• As a Personal Licensee under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, manage surgical and non-surgical experimental procedures within the authorities of Project Licences held at the establishment. Liaise with licensees to understand the requirements of their licences and studies

• Make observations, keep accurate records and store data in writing or electronically, as required

• Keep up-to-date with developments in animal technology; recommend and develop novel procedures as required

• Train other staff in licensed and non-licensed techniques

• Contribute towards the general maintenance of the facility and monitor and record environmental conditions in specific areas

• Commit to the rota for weekend and Bank Holiday cover for the unit

• Use equipment in a safe and appropriate manner

• Assist with the duties in other areas of the Biological Resources Unit, as required

Salary: £20,404 - £26,806
Date Posted: 26/07/2021
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