Licensed Animal Technician

£20000 to £25000 per annum
30 Oct 2019
27 Nov 2019
Darrell Powell
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Licensed Animal Technician to join a ground-breaking biopharmaceutical company based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Licensed Animal Technician you will be responsible for routine observation of animal welfare to ensure compliance with Home Office regulations.


Your duties as the Licensed Animal Technician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. To ensure a good care of the animals and ensuring their welfare, including breeding pairs, stocks mouse as well as general husbandry to ensure compliance with Home Office regulations.

2. As the Licensed Animal Technician you will be working on promising and exciting research projects in an environment looking to help your development within the team, undertaking training when necessary to ensure your skills are up to date.

3. Assist in the safe maintenance of germ-free isolators.

4. Keep accurate and timely records of experimental data (paper and electronic).


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Licensed Animal Technician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Considerable experience of working as animal technician either in academia or industry with knowledge of breeding germ free mice and aseptic techniques.

2. A Home Office Personal Licence Modules 1-3 (A-C).

3. Experience of routine husbandry and specialised housing condition.

Key Words: Animal Technician / Animal Welfare / Home Office Licence / Aseptic Techniques / Husbandry / Biopharmaceutical / Clinical Research

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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