This role is to join the Animal Sciences team of 50 multidisciplined technicians, vets, and administrative staff. Daily responsibilities primarily consist of the daily husbandry, care and welfare of a wide range of species ensuring the highest welfare standards, and conducting regulated procedures under license for which full training & accreditation is provided. Staff will also routinely use both laboratory and agricultural machinery as part of their role, and may be involved in the collection and delivery of livestock. The post will require a diverse range of tasks involved, and there are always opportunities for development for keen and proactive individuals.
Together with experience of contact with livestock or companion animals, you will need to be a good communicator with good written and spoken English. A valid full driving licence is also necessary.
No previous research experience needed as training will be provided in the role.
This is a great opportunity to work in the Animal industry if you have a keen interest in animals and animal science. We have a variety of training opportunities available to support your career at APHA. We are after individuals with a passion for working with animals and promoting their welfare.
• Excellent mentoring and CPD opportunities, including degree opportunities up to PhD level
• Long-term job security, a great work-life balance with 37 hours per week and Civil Service benefit package
• Employee Assistance Programme, access to Civil Service Benevolent Fund
• Civil Service Pension
• 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), rising to 30 days with length of service
How to Apply
To apply, please visit the Civil Service Jobs website www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk and search using the reference number: 284632
For informal discussion about this role please contact Dan Strawbridge (Daniel.Strawbridge@apha.gov.uk).