Animal Area Service Coordinator

University of Cambridge
22 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Animal Area Service Coordinator

Central Cambridge • £21,843-£25,298

We are seeking an experienced service technician, with supervisory experience, to coordinate anciliary (cagewash and preparation) support within a busy biofacility in Central Cambridge.

You will be responsible for organising and supervising the cage support area, associated equipment and service team; ensuring compliance of working practices and procedures at all times to maintain the high health status of the barrier facility, and that there is sufficient anciliary provision to meet the needs of the animals at all times.

Duties will include; day-to-day supervision of a small team of service area staff, operation and maintenance of service area equipment, monitoring working practices in line with SOP's and Health and Safety protocols including addressing any breaches and completion of associated paperwork, and basic animal husbandry as required.

You will be an excellent communicator with a good level of general education (min. GCSE grades *A - C English, Mathematics and Science subject or equivalent) and proven supervisory experience.

You will have experience of operating and maintaining service area (cagewash equipment), ideally through working in a designated establishment with laboratory animals, as well as a thorough understanding of health and safety issues in the workplace

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate
will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.
Should you require any further information regarding this vacancy please contact, or telephone 01223 766952.

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Closing date: 04 December 2016

Please quote reference AQ10661 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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