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


Job Overview:

Now recruiting for February

If successful, you will be eligible for a £1000 sign on bonus! 

Do you have a level 3 or higher qualification (certificate, diploma or NVQ) in animal care, animal management or animal technology  


Are you interested in using your qualifications to develop a rewarding career working with a range of laboratory animals?


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


At Covance in Eye, we are looking to recruit an Animal Technician to join our expanding team.


Job responsibilities include:

  • Recording routine study data both manually and using electronic data capture systems.
  • 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.


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:

  • Three months of training and personal development to prepare you for your exams and the responsibility of holding a Home Office personal license under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
  • Once you have obtained a Home Office personal license, you will continue to learn and develop, receiving training and support to progress through our career development programme. 
  • Opportunity for additional income through overtime at weekends, weekdays and public holidays.


  • Animal Care or Animal Management qualifications at Level 3 or higher
  • 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 within industry

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