Animal Husbandry Technician - Harrogate, UK

Harrogate, UK
Competitive salary
Oct 14, 2016
Nov 11, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Animal Care Associate

Be a crucial link in our growing chain

Are you passionate about working with animals?

Based in Harrogate

Plus relocation package (terms and conditions apply*)

Do you value and understand the importance of an animal’s wellbeing?

Would you like daily interaction with different animal species?

If so this is a great opportunity to part of a highly motivated team providing the highest level of care expected by Covance, one of the leading global drug development services companies.

At Covance, we value all employees equally, because every team member is essential to our success.

On top of being valued and respected, the opportunity for progression is excellent, we invest in your development and will help you to progress along whichever career path you choose which will be both flexible and rewarding.

The job role involves:

  • Acclimatisation of animals to their surroundings
  • Ensuring that animal enclosures are maintained
  • Cleaning out kennels, pens, cages and changing bedding
  • Exercising dogs and socialising with the animals
  • Feeding and watering animals
  • Accurately recording vital animal information, for example body weights

The job can be hard work and physically demanding but you will gain an enormous sense of satisfaction knowing that your contribution is helping new, lifesaving medicines be developed.

To be considered you will:

  • Be proficient in basic numeracy and literacy
  • Have a passion for our industry
  • Have an enthusiastic and committed attitude
  • Be reliable with a hardworking approach to the job

Previous experience of working with animals in a regulated environment would be an advantage but is not essential.

*Terms and Conditions: These will be discussed with you if and when interviewed by a member of the recruitment team and also explained in writing at the time of any offer of employment

Contact us today and see where it takes you!

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