Job OverviewNow recruiting for January! If successful, you will be eligible for a £1000 sign on bonus! Do you have a level 3 or higher qualification (certificate, diploma or NVQ) in animal care, animal management or animal technology? Are you interested in using your qualifications to develop a rewarding career working with a range of laboratory animals? Do you want to be a part of the world's leading drug development company? At Covance in Eye, we are looking to recruit an Animal Technician to join our expanding team. Job responsibilities include: - Recording routine study data both manually and using electronic data capture systems. - Providing food, water and bedding to the animals. - Changing cages and associated equipment. - Assisting in the handling of animals for various procedures. - Performing cleaning duties within the animal rooms and facility. - Preparing equipment and materials for use on studies. Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescription medicines in the market today. Chances are, you or someone you know has benefitted from a medicine or medical device that Covance helped develop. What Covance can offer you: - Three months of training and personal development to prepare you for your exams and the responsibility of holding a Home Office personal license under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. - Once you have obtained a Home Office personal license, you will continue to learn and develop, receiving training and support to progress through our career development programme. - Opportunity for additional income through overtime at weekends, weekdays and public holidays.
Education/Qualifications- Animal Care or Animal Management qualifications at Level 3 or higher
Experience- The ability to learn and have empathy with the animals; as well as the capability to develop the requisite skills - Previous experience working with or handling animals within industry
Source : Covance