Animal Technician

Location
Weybridge, Surrey
Salary
£24,369
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
24 Jun 2021
Ref
122842
Job Type
Technician
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Animal Technician

£24,369

Weybridge, Surrey

Ref 122842

The Animal and Plant Health Agency safeguards animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy by identifying, managing and eradicating animal diseases. By joining us, you will be part of an organisation with a wide range of important priorities. We conduct research into bacterial, viral and parasitic diseases and vaccines, identify and control endemic and exotic diseases, manage disease surveillance programmes and protect endangered wildlife. 

Summary of the Role

Being part of a dynamic, large and versatile team, you will be responsible for the daily husbandry, care and welfare of experimental, livestock, poultry species and small laboratory animals to ensure that Animal Welfare, Biosecurity, Health and Safety and Quality procedures are adhered to at all times.

Duties include the cleaning of animal accommodation and assisting with required procedures or carrying out regulated procedures under licence. The safe operation of laboratory and agricultural machinery is required as may be the collection and delivery of livestock. See full job description for further details.

Closing date for applications is 24/06/2021.

Interviews are expected to take place in mid July 2021.

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