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Company: Covance
Location: England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Overview:

Are you looking for a role with training and career progression opportunities?


Are you passionate about caring for animals?


Do you want to be a part of the world's leading drug development company?


At Covance in Alconbury, we are looking to recruit a Trainee Animal Technician to join our expanding team.


Job responsibilities include:

  • Providing food, water and bedding to the animals.
  • Changing cages and associated equipment.
  • Assisting in the handling of animals for various procedures.
  • Performing cleaning duties within the animal rooms and facility.
  • Preparing equipment and materials for use on studies.
  • Recording routine study data both manually and using electronic data capture systems. 


Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescription medicines in the market today. Chances are, you or someone you know has benefitted from a medicine or medical device that Covance helped develop.


What Covance can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Opportunity for additional income through overtime at weekends, weekdays and public holidays
  • Structured training and development programme, which includes gaining accredited Animal Science and Technology qualifications, as well as structured career progression
  • Educated to GSCE level
  • The ability to learn and have empathy with the animals; as well as the capability to develop the requisite skills
  • Previous experience working with or handling animals is beneficial

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