Animal Technician Closing Date Extended Jobs Vacancy at Animal And Plant Health Agency Addlestone
Animal And Plant Health Agency Addlestone urgently required following position for Animal Technician Closing Date Extended. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Animal Technician Closing Date Extended Jobs Vacancy at Animal And Plant Health Agency Addlestone Jobs Details:
Responsibility for the daily animal care, health checks and husbandry (including rearing from birth) of both stock and experimental livestock, poultry species and small laboratory animals. Liaising with the Named Animal Care and Welfare Officer and Named Veterinary Surgeons regarding the welfare of animals under your care.
Observations and monitoring of experimental animals, recording of clinical signs and ensuring information is passed onto the relevant people.
CCTV monitoring of animals and recording data associated with observation and ensuring information is passed onto the relevant people.
Maintaining animal unit disease security procedures, cleaning and decontamination of animal accommodation, equipment, storage and support accommodation.
Removal of waste, samples and equipment from animal accommodation and completing the relevant documentation.
Assist with veterinary and technical procedures associated with animal identification, weighing, restraint, sample collection, feed preparations and experimental work.
The use of specialist equipment as required. Including but not limited to Autoclaves, Animal Weigh Scales, Hot air ovens, bottle washers and water pressure washers.
To comply with APHA Health and Safety policy and to accept that by not following it will lead to management action against the post holder.
Undertake experimental Home Office procedures (under licence), including Schedule 1 Techniques, and the management of associated records.
Unloading, collection, transport and storage of animal bedding, feed, consumables and equipment.
Fully participating in training events, procedure walkthroughs and competency assessments.
Person specification Experience working as an Animal Technician, Veterinary nurse or stockman would be valuable to the role as would experience in handling, husbandry and welfare of large and small animals, livestock and commercial poultry species.
Competencies We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:
- Making effective decisions
- Collaborating and partnering
- Building capability for all
- Delivering at pace
- Animal Science Specialism- proactively develops and maintains animal science specialist skills and knowledge. Takes responsibility for excellent animal care and welfare standards.
Pensions Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.
Benefits Staff restaurant, pension scheme, 25 days annual leave on entry, free parking on site, Gym on site, season ticket loan, Child care voucher scheme, training