Animal Care Assistant - Weekends

Huntingdon, , United Kingdom
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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R & D , Scientific
Part Time
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Job Overview:
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 Huntingdon we are looking to recruit an Animal Care Assistant to join our expanding team.

Job responsibilities include:
  • Daily welfare checks.
  • Provision of adequate fresh food and water.
  • Providing animals with environmental enrichment through play and exercise.
  • Ensuring enclosures are cleaned in accordance with clear instructions and maintained to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness.

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:
  • Animal Care Assistants work both Saturdays and Sundays and receive excellent rates of pay.
  • Animal Science andTechnology qualifications, as well as structured career progression. Many of our full-time employees started their careers as Animal Facility Assistants and have progressed to become senior team members and managers.
  • Basic Literacy and Numeracy skills
  • The ability to learn and have empathy with the animals, as well as the capability to develop the requisite skills
  • Previous experience of working with or handling animals is beneficial

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Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential

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.

Please visit our Careers Hub

Learn more about our work to improve health and improve lives:

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