Training Officer

Employer
Covance
Location
Huntingdon, , United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Sep 2020

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Discipline
R & D , Scientific
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Overview:
Are you passionate about training and developing people?

Are you a Home Office personal licence holder?

Do you have experience as an Animal Technician?

Then we are looking for you!

Covance are currently recruiting for a Training Officer at our site in Eye.The main role of this position is to support the training of staff involved with live animal work.Working as part of a team, the training officer will develop training material, provide direct training and assess competence across the department of Laboratory Animal Technologies.They will also support the development, introduction and publication of new procedures/techniques/technologies.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing classroom, group and on-the-job training
  • Identifying training needs and producing supporting training materials and structured lesson plans to support the training of staff in routine procedures
  • Devising and developing new techniques and supporting the development of competencies in others to implement new techniques
  • Monitoring the completion of training records
  • Managing the on-boarding of new hires in LAT including weekend working staff
  • Supporting the delivery of IAT qualifications
Education/Qualifications:
  • Home office personal licence holder - beneficial but not essential
  • Ideally you will have a Level 3 Education/Training qualification, however this is not essential.
  • Ideally you will have a Level 3 IAT qualification, however this is not essential.
Experience:
  • Demonstrable practical and technical skills in an animal house environment
  • Experience in a similar role is beneficial, however this is not mandatory.
  • The ability to work well as part of a team and autonomously

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We are recognized as a leader in drug development because of our exceptional people. At Covance, we embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our 20,000+ team members across the globe. Our team is driven by an energizing purpose to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions. And, our comprehensive service portfolio provides the opportunity to explore diverse projects and unique career paths across the drug development spectrum.

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Contact Us
  • Maidenhead Office Park
  • Westacott Way
  • Maidenhead
  • SL6 3QH
  • United Kingdom
  • Mini-site: Covance
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