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Junior Animal Technician

Working under supervision, you will be involved in general husbandry of animals including; feeding, watering and carrying out of routine procedures to ensure the hygiene of animal accommodation as well as the general upkeep of the facility.

You will enjoy working with animals, with previous experience working with or caring for animals. You will be positive, reliable and able to interact with team colleagues and research staff. You will have a good general education with GCSE English, Mathematics and a Science (or equivalent) as well as NVQ or Diploma in Animal Welfare / Animal Husbandry (desirable). You may also have minimal experience in a technical/laboratory setting.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

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The advert closes on Sunday, 24 January 2021.

For further information contact UBS recruitment team Email:

Please quote reference AQ25288 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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