Animal Husbandry Technician

Randstad Sourceright
Edinburgh, Midlothian
16000 - 18000
13 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I'm currently recruiting for an Animal Husbandry Technician to join our growing team. 

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The Role:

You will be part of a team based near Edinburgh and required to assist in the day to day welfare and maintenance within an animal unit. Work includes husbandry and observations of small animals, decontamination support (e.g. animal cage maintenance), preparation of laboratory materials, receiving/issue of raw materials/laboratory consumables (Oracle). Occasional weekend and Bank Holiday work on a rota system.

Operate within compliance guidelines (Home Office, GMP/GLP) and associated SOPs.  Actively participate in own training and development plan compilation supported by line management.


  • Standard Grade level and/or other relevant education.
  • Animal Experience Desirable.
  • Strongly focused on quality and safety.
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative and drive.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with other members of the team.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions.
  • Commitment to excellence.
  • Ability to work under strict hygiene conditions.
  • A good standard of written and spoken English and computer literate.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment is essential.

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