Technician, Animal Service Unit
Division/School Animal Services Unit
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £18688 - £20836 per annum
Closing date for applications 25-Apr-2019
The University of Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities.
We are committed to the highest standards of care and welfare for animals used in medical research. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated team player to join the Animal Service Unit at the University of Bristol.
You will be an experienced animal technician with IAT Level 2 or equivalent qualifications. Contributing to the 3Rs and a culture of care will be very important to you.
We are looking for candidates with experience of working with research animals, ideally species ranging from rodent to fish to farm animal, covering their husbandry, welfare and typical research uses.
You will have good verbal and written skills and be comfortable communicating with a range of staff from team colleagues to more senior staff including the Unit Manager, Named Veterinary Surgeon and researchers.
Weekend and Bank holiday working will be required on a rota basis. You may be expected to work in any of the University of Bristol Animal Service Unit facilities and to drive items between them.
We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.