Licenced Animal Technician

Company description: Covance by Labcorp is the drug development business of Labcorp, where we believe in the power of science to change lives. Labcorp is a leading global life sciences company that provides vital information to help doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, researchers, and patients make clear and confident decisions. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can join our more than 75,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to transform approaches to patient care. Job description: Do you hold a Home Office personal licence? Do you want to develop your technical skills and knowledge to perform a wide range of regulated procedures with several different laboratory species? Covance by Labcorp's department of Laboratory Animal Technologies at our site in Alconbury, Cambridgeshire continues to grow and we are looking for licenced animal technicians to join our dedicated teams. As a licenced animal technician, your main responsibilities will be: Performing regulated procedures in rodent and non-rodent species Taking personal responsibility for the welfare and care of the animals that you work with Collecting study data both manually and using electronic data capture systems Performing husbandry and technical procedures As a Licenced Technician, you will continue to learn and develop, receiving training and support to progress through our career development programme. You will be required to work 1 in 3 weekends as part of your working week, paid at a shift pay enhancement. There will be an opportunity to work additional overtime during the week and weekends that are not part of your scheduled week. Required profile: Education/Qualifications: Possession of an existing Home Office personal license or to have held a personal license/completed accredited training within the past 5 years Experience: What we need from you: The ability to learn and the capability to develop the requisite skills Highest standards of animal care and welfare What we offer: As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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