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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Huntingdon


Covance have an exciting opportunity for an Animal Facilities Assistant to join their growing team in Huntingdon.

Job Title: Animal Facilities AssistantLocation: Alconbury, CambridgeshireSalary: Competitive

Job Type: Part Time, Weekends

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We are currently seeking to hire an Animal Facilities Assistant to support the team. This is a part time position, based in our Huntingdon Office in Alconbury.

Animal Facilities Assistant - Job Overview:

At Covance, we are working together to build a healthier and safer world, we exist to help our customers secure the potential of their research and develop products that enhance and enrich life.

It's an exciting time to join our growing Laboratory Animal Technology team in Alconbury, Cambridgeshire. We are looking for Animal Facilities Assistants to join the weekend team to assist colleagues with providing exceptional levels of welfare, husbandry and exercise to the animals in our care.

Animal Facilities Assistants work both Saturdays and Sundays and receive excellent rates of pay along with industry leading training and development opportunities. Many of our full time employees started their careers as Animal Facilities Assistants and have progressed to become senior team members and managers.

As an Animal Facilities Assistant at Covance your main responsibilities will be:

- Daily welfare checks

- Provision of adequate fresh food and water

- Providing animals with environmental enrichment through play and exercise

- Ensuring enclosures are cleaned in accordance with clear instructions and maintained to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness

Animal Facilities Assistant - Experience:

- Demonstrates the ability to learn, and the capability to develop the requisite skills

- Previous experience of working with or looking after animals

If you are professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated, then we want you to join us and help us achieve our mission - to be the best company to work with and the best company to work for.

To submit your CV for this exciting opportunity, please click 'Apply' now

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