S3 Science is pleased to be recruiting enthusiastic individuals for a rewarding role working within the scientific community. We are currently seeking a Trainee Animal Technician for a temporary contract contact based in Edinburgh. You will be working onsite at our client's premises alongside a team of likeminded individuals looking after laboratory animals.
Candidates should have experience caring for animals within a structured laboratory environment. You must also have an animal related qualification.
This is a temporary contract, with a potential to go permanent.
Your duties will include:
* General animal husbandry.
* Following strict barrier procedures.
* Ensuring animals are kept clean and comfortable.
* Handling and moving animals.
* Monitoring the condition of animals.
* Recognising and resolving any behavioural problems.
* Keeping full and accurate records in accordance with Home Office regulations (includes stock and breeding records and environmental records).
There are countless benefits to joining our temporary division such as, gaining industry experience whilst working alongside a hardworking, supportive team. Aside from this specific role we have various vacancies up and down the UK, and in your local area.
Successful candidates can expect a thorough and comprehensive package of benefits including: Excellent hourly pay rates paid, holiday pay, statutory sick pay and where applicable travel costs reimbursed (*client dependant). Furthermore for all of our technicians we operate a 24 hour telephone help line 7 days a week.
If you would like to apply for this position please send you're CV and a member of our recruitment team will contact you. To enable us to recruit the very best individuals we will conduct a thorough pre-employment security screening check as a part of the recruitment process.
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.